Living in Florida has many benefits, and all the fresh seafood is definitely high on the list. Every time I visit a fish market, my mind starts whirring with all sorts of possible meal ideas. There is so much inspiration for new recipes when I’m surrounded with amazing ingredients.
This clam chowder has a unique combination of creaminess and heartiness but it’s also chock full of fresh flavors and different textures. There are so many variations of clam chowder recipes, but this one is the one I like the most. The taste of the sea from the fresh clams, the potatoes, bacon and cream make it hearty and luscious, the onion and celery give it that classic chowder flavor, the small jalapeño adds just a bit of heat, the corn adds crunch and a bit of sweetness and the herbs give it freshness. [Read More…]