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Grilled Tomato Clam Chowder and Crostini's

DrZaiusDrZaius Posts: 1,481
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I did some Clam Chowder this weekend that was very very good and a definite Do-Again! Everything came out perfect and the Grilled Tomato's were the bomb and they added and incredible amount of flavor to the dish. Here it goes!

most of the ingredients...

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First thing that you need to do is to grill some tomato's. I used a combination of whole and grape...
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While they are grilling you need to steam 8lbs Cherrystone Clams with 16oz clam juice...
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Once steamed pull them and give the clams a rough chop and set aside...
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Empty the packs of the grilled tomato's into a food possessor and pulse a couple of times...
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Here are the rest of the ingredients ready to go...
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First sweat some onions...
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Add the garlic...
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Then the reserved clam juice, Chicken broth, Potato's, Fresh Thyme, and a Bay Leaf...
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Then add the tomato's and Clams...
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Now that is done here is some Crostini's that were a perfect go-together for the chowder...


EVOO with Garlic, Salt, Pepper, and Fresh Parsley...

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Then spread over sliced Ciabatta Bread...
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Then Grill, Watch out for Flame ups...

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Then Sprinkle on some of your favorite cheese...

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And here is the final product...
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