Recipe Rants: Manhattan Clam Chowder

January 2, 2011

Recipe Rants

This recipe comes from a friend of mine and fellow dog lover, Kim Halligan Garrison, on Twitter

4 TBSP butter

2 cups chopped onions

1 cup chopped celery

5 cups chicken stock

1 1/2 teas thyme

1 bay leaf

salt & pepper

1 can (2lbs 3oz) peeled Italian plum tomatoes drained & chopped

1 cup chopped flat leaf parsley

6 large red potatoes peeled & diced

3 dozen clams chopped ( or 5 6.5 oz cans clams,drained )

In a large soup pot melt butter. Add onions & celery. Cooked covered about 25 minutes. Add remaining ingredients & simmer partially covered for 25 minutes. Add clams. Serve with saltines.


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Dr. Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the popular radio shows, Mush! You Huskies and Dog Works Radio Shows


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Robert Forto is the owner of Dog Works Training Company in Alaska, a canine behaviorist, mushin' down a dream, sports nut and radio show host. Robert writes a lot about his observations in Alaska, pop culture, music, and of course dogs!

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