BEFORE & AFTER: NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER: GRID IRON GRUB FOR THE PATRIOTS
NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER: GRID IRON GRUB FOR THE PATRIOTSSo let's begin to create history with the battle field in your kitchen. Here's what you will need: BEFORE CLAM CHOWDER 1. Clams 2. Clam Broth 3. Organic Milk 4. Canned Clams (2) 5. 2lbs Little Neck Clams Shelled 6. Potatoes 7. Celery 8. Onions 9. Sherry 10. Bacon 11. Misc. Spices Wash your potatoes. It does two things. It reduces the starch and frankly the organisms still potentially living on the skin. Potatoes even bought at Whole Foods are rooted in soil. They are dug up from the earth. Mind you, I like a little grit, but that's only on the foot ball field.
50-YARD LINE:"This is one of the best individual rivalries in the history of American sports, even if the two guys aren't banging away at each other in the low blocks the way Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain did; even without the historical significance and glitz of Magic vs. Bird; or the personal histility that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier brought to their three prizefights."--New York Daily News, Sunday Jan. 19, 2014 BEFORE CROUTONS 1. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2. Old Bread 3. Pepper 4. Salt 5. Italian Spices 6. Fontina Cheese CUBE BREAD
MIX OIL, CHEESE, SPICES
COOK @ 350 DEGREES 18-MINUTES[/caption] In layman's terms, that means two-years ago, 49-million American's didn't know where their next meal was coming from, the day before.When you are lucky enough to buy food to feed yourself, use it.bOtherwise it is a waste. Use old bread for croutons cut into chunks. Mix-in olive oil, shredded cheese and spices until moist. Spread on cookie sheet and bake 350 degrees. AFTER: CROUTONS [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="520"] AFTER:
REUSEABLE TEXTURE[/caption] The croutons should crumble and break into different size pieces as you touch. They can last for up to three-weeks in an air-tight seal and perfect added texture to salads. I used it here, unexpectedly, in place of traditional oyster crackers. I stronly believe in presentation and completing a thought in any field. Similiar to design, the thought process in food has no exceptions in balance, texture, color and presentation. "Think in layers and always ask, what elements do I need to make the circle come full round?"---Samantha Knapp [caption id="attachment_1275" align="aligncenter" width="520"] LAYER STOCK
FINISH WITH MILK & SHERRY
COOK COMPLETE[/caption] On the subject of full circle comes the completion of the soup. From the initial base, I layered in bay leaves, the potatoes, salt, pepper, the canned little neck clams while slowly adding the liquid components, clam juice, milk and sherry. Let that all cook for at least ten minutes at a boil, then simmer for twenty more. AFTER: CLAM CHOWDER Serve in a deep bowl with a soup spoon. Garnish with bacon bits and the croutons. Tom Brady at 36-years-old won 10 of 14 games before this Sunday. With the Super Bowl on the line in a returning match-ups, each team has come out with a win. Peyton Manning 37-years-old now tipping that scale. On route to his third Super Bowl, a feet seen only by his rival Tom Brady, Troy Aikmen, Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana, Manning had this to say: "You certainly want to win one more"--Peyton Manning I say try the soup. ##ONELOVE