Fresh Corn Chowder
|Ears of corn||6 Medium|
|Chopped onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|White pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||3 Tablespoon|
With sharp knife make cuts through center of kernels.
Cut corn off cobs; scrape cobs.
In a saucepan combine corn, onion, 1/3 cup water, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, till corn is barely done, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in 3 1/2 cups of the milk, butter, pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt.
Blend together remaining 1/2 cup milk and flour; stir into corn mixture.
Cook and stir till thick and bubbly.
Gradually stir a moderate amount hot mixture into egg; return to hot mixture in saucepan.
Cook, stirring constantly, over low heat for 2 minutes more.
Garnish with chives and paprika, if desired.