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Ham Chowder

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Ingredients
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Ham bone 1
  Onion 1 Small
  Stalk celery 1
  Diced potatoes 1 Quart
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Quart
  Stale bread slices 2
  Ham drippings 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Place hambone, onion, celery, and 1 quart water in kettle; cover.
Bring to a boil gradually; reduce heat.
Simmer for 1 hour.
Remove hambone; trim off meat.
Dice meat; add to stock.
Add potatoes and half the parsley; boil gently for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Melt butter in skillet; blend in flour.
Add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add to stock; season to taste.
Saute bread in hot ham drippings until crisp.
Garnish chowder with bread cubes and remaining parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Servings: 
6

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