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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Fresh Corn Chowder

Fresh Corn Chowder
From The Enchanted Broccoli Forest
Serves 3-4

2 Tb butter
1 onion, chopped

1/2 C celery, minced

1 sweet red bell pepper, minced

4 C sweet corn (4-5 cobs'-worth)

1/2 tsp salt
pepper
1/4 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp basil

1 C stock or water

1 C evaporated milk

In medium-sized saucepan, cook onions in butter over medium low heat, stirring.  After 3-5 minutes, add celery and cook another 5 minutes.  Add pepper and corn.

Add seasonings, stir well and cover.  Reduce heat and let cook 5 minutes.

Add stock, cover and simmer 10 minutes.  Using a stick blender, puree about half the solids.

Add milk about 10 minutes before serving time and only heat it through.

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