With no further ado, I introduce...Friday Food! Bon appetit!
This week was cold, windy, snowy, and icy - good weather for...
Cheesy Ham Chowder
(courtesy of my grandmother)
10 bacon strips, diced
1 large onion, chopped
3 Tbsp flour
3 cups milk
1 can chicken broth
2 1/2 cups cubed potatoes (uncooked)
1 - 15 oz can whole kernel corn (drained)
2 cups (8 oz) shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups fully cooked ham, cubed
black pepper to taste
Cook bacon until crisp, then crumble. Set aside.
In bacon drippings, saute onion until tender. Set aside.
In a large pot, add milk and broth. Stir in flour until blended. Bring to boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Add onions, potatoes, corn, and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Add cheese and ham. When cheese is melted, add bacon.
Serve with homemade bread, rolls, muffins, or some other such satisfying cold weather treat.