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.

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.