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"I'm not sure where my grandmother got this recipe but this and my daughter Shannons version though different are both very good!"

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Why I Love This Recipe

A comfort food from from my elders :)

Ingredients You'll Need

1 lb bacon chopped in 1 inch pieces
OPT: cooked ham in small bite size pieces
2 sm- med yellow cooking onions rough chopped
1/4- 1/2 tsp sugar
About 1/4 C water
1 heaping TBS butter
4 lg carrots peeled and cut in about 1 inch pieces
4 lg potatoes peeled and cubed
3 cans creamed corn
4-5 cans whole milk
1 TBS butter
A few shakes salt and pepper


Add 1/4 c water , sugar, TBS butter and carrots cook 'til fork goes in easy. But don't cook too long and turn them into mush! set aside

In frying pan cook bacon but not too crispy and remove cooked bacon w/ slotted spoon onto paper towel lined plate

Add onions to bacon grease and cooked til caramelized remove w/ slotted spoon in big soup pan

Roll carrots around in bacon grease to heat back up then remove w/ slotted spoon to soup pot

Cook potatoes in bacon grease when soft remove to soup pot

Empty creamed corn into bacon grease pan when heated add to soup pan add opt ham if using

In soup pan add milk salt and pepper heat slowly to good simmer let simmer a few min.s

serve with crumbled bacon on top

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