Fresh Corn Chowder
From The Enchanted Broccoli Forest
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
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.