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Rhode Island Red Clam Chowder
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July 10, 2013

This recipe was fantastic. I swapped half of the carrots for celery—which I recommend to all. I'd like to take issue with the few negative reviews. I grew up in RI (1957) and have had red chowder, just like this, all of my life. I had done some research and the red, tomato-based chowder is traced to RI's Portuguese immigrants, who came with tomato-based soups. New Englanders called it "Manhattan" chowder as a derisive term, because it was not clear or white. But RI red chowder was always a fixture at George's in Galilee and at Iggy's and I wouldn't eat a clam cake without some!

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