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Cheddar Chowder is a hearty soup ideal for the winter months. It is not hard to make and can be prepared quickly. There is no meat in it but you could probably add some chicken or clams. It's also highly flexible so you can add, remove, or change ingredients entirely to suit your taste. I had it once with broccoli instead of cauliflower and it still tasted good.

Step 1: Recipe

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This recipe is the original one my great aunt made.

The vegetables:

2 cups boiling water

2 cups cauliflowerets 

1 cup diced potatoes

1/2 cup sliced carrots

1/2 cup sliced celery

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

The roux:

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup flour

2 cups milk

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

WriterChick2 years ago
Yuuummmy. Thanks for sharing an heirloom recipe!