Homemade New England Clam Chowder

When the weather gets cool, there’s nothing better to warm your soul than a hot bowl of hearty soup. My husband made some super chunky New England clam chowder a few nights ago and it was super DELISH (to the 10th power)!

Topped w/ some crispy bacon and herb butter croutons!

He makes the BEST clam chowder- creamy, chunky, and sooo flavorful! The bacon and crouton topping action was my doing, however.

Yes, I desperately need to go on a detox but sometimes you just gotta live a little. Detox can wait…for now.

What is your favorite soup to eat during the cooler nights? Please share!

‘Til next post, Kellie.

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29 thoughts on “Homemade New England Clam Chowder

  1. i haven’t had clam chowder in at least 20 years! I love a good minestrone… but the secret my mom taught me is to sauté some pancetta in the olive oil, garlic and onion for a bit before adding the vegetables and water… it’s no longer vegetarian, but it’s so good. and a bit of hot pepper too sometimes!

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  2. i like anything soup on chilly nights. i have a vitamix being shipped to my home soon and i am looking forward to experimenting! clam chowder is such a classic. i was too young to try it when i lived in boston, but i love it now!

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  3. Wow. I have always been a huge fan of NE clam chowder. Don’t do much dairy now, but this would be a good reason to deviate from that plan. Now I really want some. I am a huge soup fan all around, and REALLY enjoy a good butternut squash soup or some mulligatawny. Yum.

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  4. This looks yummy! My dad’s clam chowder is one of my favorites, but Tomato bisque or Lobster bisque would have to be my cool weather staples!

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  5. This looks amazing. New England Clam Chowder is always towards the top of my list as well. I am also a big fan of a butternut squash soup in the early fall.

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    1. New England clam chowder is a staple in our home. I think that my husband could eat it three times a day! Not surprising seeing that he is from Boston. My favorite is classic Chicken and Dumplings. My dad used to make it and I’m carrying in the tradition.

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