Recipes from 50 Chowders

50 Chowders Cookbook

50 Chowders is the first hardcover cookbook to explore the many interpretations of chowders. Among this book’s unique features: A chapter of chowder companion dishes, from Parker House Rolls to Buttermilk Biscuits; more than fifty illustrations of important cooking techniques and chowder ingredients; cook’s notes for each recipe, giving possible substitutions, required equipment, and serving suggestions; a list of reliable mail-order suppliers of seafood and other chowder ingredients.

A brown ceramic bowl filled with Portuguese fish chowder, made with fish, potatoes, chouriço, tomatoes, and cilantro.

Portuguese Fish Chowder

An intoxicatingly aromatic Portuguese classic that’s a tomato-based combo of stew and soup and chowder made of fish, potatoes, and chorizo.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 6
Steamer Clam Chowder

Steamer Clam Chowder

Quite possibly the definitive clam chowder, made simple yet spectacular with clams, salt pork, potatoes, and oodles of cream. A bold claim, we realize, yet we stand behind it.

  • (4)
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 14
Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

A late-summer classic, this corn chowder is replete with corn, potatoes, onion, and bacon. Mmm mmm good.

  • (1)
  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2