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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Warm Your Tummy

Even though we may be wanting to soak in the sunshine at the beach~ the truth is it is January, and it is cold! We love soup in the wintertime. It will warm your tummies.
This is a thick and filling potato soup... one of our favorites. Corn Potato Chowder
5-6 small potatoes
1 can creamed corn
1 can whole corn
1/2 onion, diced
3 stalks celery diced
2 cloves garlic, diced
2 Tbs butter
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup milk
Brown celery, onion, and garlic in butter. Add chicken broth. Clean potatoes and peel them or not- your preference. Dice potatoes into small chunks, place in the pot and bring to a boil. Cook until potatoes are tender. Using a potato smasher, break up potatoes, leaving some chunks. Add corn. Cook uncovered to reduce broth, cook until thick. Lower heat and add milk. Salt and pepper to taste.
We top it with grated cheddar cheese and a side of cornbread.

Y'all enjoy!


Peabody said...

Yes, that would be yummy in my tummy!

KJ said...

Ok, here's another Hey y'all! This looks scrumptious! I did a Creamy Corn Chowder on my blog that is similar, but this is different enough that I'm just gonna give it a try!


Jerry said...

Cold? You should come up north if you wish to experience cold!

Great looking chowder!

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Sandi, that looks just delicious!

Sugar Bear said...

I love any and all chowder!

Wine Know said...

Yes I have discovered you have to think outside the box to be noticed in small business. Hope your store is doing well Sandi I know everyone loves your food. Wow you have a large following on your blogger. I didn't realize ya'll had so much packaged food items. That is great, do you sell them to retailers?

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

pea~ thanks for stopping in!
KJ~ I'll pop over and check it out.
Jerry~ You win! You can keep your Canadian cold.
Penny~ glad you came by for a visit.
Karla~ meee too! I could eat soup all winter.
Jenn~ glad you stopped by... Jenn has a blog about her wine store right here in the Birmingham area.

Homesick Texan said...

This soup sounds like a bowl of sunshine with all the corn. I've been looking for some new soups to make--can't wait to try this!

Rosemary said...

OMG Sandi,
That sounds so good. I love that kind of soup. I will have to try that one.
Thanks for your nice comment on my blog.

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Corn/Potato Chowder is a wintertime favorite at my house. So I think I'll give your recipe a try.

Half Baked said...

That chowder looks wonderful! I love chowder. I'll have to give your's a try.

joan said...

I love just about anything that has corn in it and this sounds really good for the winter. Looks so good.

Susie Q said...

This one goes directly into the recipe wait! It goes into my purse to be taken to the store to help me purchase what I need to make it tomorrow! How is that for a run on sentence? : )
I LOVE corn chowder and this just sounds so good. True, but ALL your recipes are delicious!!


Sandi McBride said...

Okay, I went on a diet on January 2nd and what are you doing to me girl? What, no clams?

Lydia said...

So nice to have a chowder recipe that doesn't start with bacon. I do love corn chowder -- will definitely try this version. Thanks for the recipe.

Kari & Kijsa said...

Potato soup is my husband's favorite....great recipe!


kari & kijsa

Naturegirl said...

Oh I must print this recipe out as I know that my sweet hubby who cares for me and my broken ankle will LOVE this comfort food!!
Thank you!!hugs NG

Hope said...

Oh, that looks so good!! Yesterday we had warm temps but today it is rainy and cold! A perfect day for this recipe!! Oh and the cornbread...never forget the cornbread!!

tut-tut said...

I love these kinds of recipes. So simple, but so good.

Anonymous said...

Delicious Sandi, will addd this to the recipe folder. It's making us hungry this minute! Jenn and Jacqui

GardenGoose said...

now that looks hearty, filling and yummy.

Mosaic*Queen said...

Hmmmm, sooo much for the gym!
I think I want to try this recipe too! :-)

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