CORN CHOWDER ELAINE MAZUR'S STYLE
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb bacon chopped in 1 inch 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. 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
  2. In frying pan cook bacon but not too crispy and remove cooked bacon w/ slotted spoon onto paper towel lined plate
  3. Add onions to bacon grease and cooked til caramelized remove w/ slotted spoon in big soup pan
  4. Roll carrots around in bacon grease to heat back up then remove w/ slotted spoon to soup pot
  5. Cook potatoes in bacon grease when soft remove to soup pot
  6. Empty creamed corn into bacon grease pan when heated add to soup pan
  7. In soup pan add milk salt and pepper heat slowly to good simmer let simmer a few min.s
RECIPE BACKSTORY
A comfort food from from my elders :)