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Corn Chowder

Recipe Information
Sheri Padzensky

  • 1 can whole kernel corn
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound of bacon (or 2 tbsp (30 ml) of bacon bits) preferably fresh
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). salt and white pepper
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water (COLD water a must)
  • 2 quarts (1900 ml) heavy cream
  • 2 quarts (1900 ml) milk (not skim)
  • Saute onion in 1 tbsp (15 ml) butter until transparent.
  • Cook bacon until crisp (do not drain). You can cook the onion and the bacon together.
  • Pour in both cans of corn and the milk; bring to a soft boil.
  • Add spices.
  • In a seperate bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water.
  • When the milk and corn mixture is at a soft boil, put in cornstach mixture to thicken.
  • Let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
This is a recipe that I use at the restaraunt where I am a chef. I also use this recipe at home, it is very good,,,,And NO it is NOT fat free. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!