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Corn Chowder

/Corn chowder

I woke up this morning and found snow on my deck. That’s just wrong for March.  Isn’t spring just around the corner?  Well, anyway it is a good excuse to make this wonderful corn chowder from Katie Workman.  I just love this cookbook that I purchased at our school book fair this year.  It is filled with easy and scrumptious recipes that the whole family will enjoy.  Even if you’ve got some picky eaters in your midst she handles that, too.

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Shrimp and Corn Chowder with Fennel

Soup and chowder are a favorite of mine for several reasons.  A bowl of soup on a cold day just feels good.  A thick creamy chowder is so satisfying.  Best of all they are better the next day. This one is no exception.  It’s easy and great for a weeknight.  Those of you that have never cooked with fennel should try it.  And another thing leeks are so good.  I never knew they were so good.  Where have I been?  Deb an English teacher at my school gave me the lowdown on leeks.  I’m sold now.   Just trust me on this, try the leeks and the fennel. You can thank me later. Then add to the pot potatoes, shrimp and corn.  What else would you need?  Just a little fresh parsley and the juice of a lemon to make the flavors pop.

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