National Clam Chowder Day – February 25

National Clam Chowder Day
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Facts on Clam chowder

  • Clam chowder is one of many chowders containing clams and broth. 
  • Clam chowder my contain other ingredients such as; potato, onions, and celery.
  • New England clam chowder is a milk or cream based chowder and is a thicken consistency. 
  • In 1939 a bill making tomatoes in New England clam chowder illegal was introduced in the Maine legislature. 
  • Manhattan clam chowder has clear broth, plus tomato for flavor and color. 
  • All chowders are traditional served with oyster crackers or saltine crackers.