eglantine_br (eglantine_br) wrote,


Today it is chilly and rainy here in New York. Several of us have the crud-- coughing and feeling miserable. 

So I am making clam chowder. Very simple, it is one of the first thing I ever learned to cook. Butter, milk, onions, potatoes, clams. Today I had some shallots lying around. I used them up, and I had some fish in the freezer, I skinned it, and cut it up,that went in too.

I know there are a lot of ways to make it-- some people in NYC even put tomatoes in. (horrifying to a New England girl.) 

So I wondered, do you guys make it? Is there a tradition of it wherever you are? What do you put in?

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