About Jasper White

Jasper White is the James Beard award-winning chef and owner of Jasper White’s Summer Shack, which now has four locations in New England. A New Jersey native, he spent much of his childhood on a farm near the Jersey Shore and credits his love of good food to his Italian grandmother. He’s now a leading authority on New England cuisine and the author of nearly half a dozen cookbooks, including Jasper White’s Cooking from New England and The Summer Shack Cookbook. @jwsummershack

A bowl of corn chowder with bacon sprinkled on top.

Corn Chowder with Bacon

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

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.