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NATIONAL CLAM CHOWDER DAY – February 25

National Clam Chowder Day - February 25

NATIONAL CLAM CHOWDER DAY

Each year on February 25th people across the nation have a bowl and spoon ready to be filled with clam chowder as they prepare to participate in National Clam Chowder Day.

A clam chowder in its simplest form is a soup or stew containing clams or fish.  The most common type of chowder includes milk or cream as well as potatoes, though the Manhattan clam chowder has tomatoes.

The origin of the word “chowder” is up for a little bit of debate.  The French word for cauldron is “chaudiere”.  The English word “jowter” means fish peddler.  Both are on the hook for possible origins.

 In chowder, along with the clams, it is common to find diced potatoes, onions (often sautéed with pork or bacon drippings) and celery.

Following is a list of the basic clam chowder variants:

  • New England clam chowder
  • Manhattan clam chowder
  • Rhode Island clam chowder
  • Delaware clam chowder
  • New Jersey clam chowder
  • Hatteras clam chowder
  • Minorcan clam chowder
  • Long Island clam chowder
  • Puget Sound clam chowder

HOW TO OBSERVE

To celebrate National Clam Chowder Day, enjoy one of the following mouth-watering clam chowder recipes:

My Best Clam Chowder
Manhattan Clam Chowder
New Jersey Clam Chowder
St. Augustine Minorcan Style Clam Chowder

Use #NationalClamChowderDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

Within our research, we were unable to identify the creator of National Clam Chowder Day.

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