Here are some wonderful New England clam chowder recipes if you're ambitious enough to cook up your own batch! New Englanders eat clam chowder year-round, but this thick, rich, hearty soup is especially perfect as temperatures cool. Keep in mind that clam chowder freezes well, so you can use one of these authentic recipes to make a big pot and enjoy a taste of New England whenever the craving for chowder strikes.
The Cliff House Clam Chowder, from the Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine. This recipe has been on the menu at the Cliff House since 1872.
Kim's Country Clam Chowder, from my own New England kitchen, here's a recipe for thick, hearty New England clam chowder with an Italian twist!
Maine Clam Chowder, from Debby Fowles, About.com's former Guide to Portland, Maine, this traditional, creamy clam chowder recipe is yummy with oyster crackers.
Crock Pot Clam Chowder, from Diana Rattray, About.com's Guide to Southern Food (who happens to live in Maine!), here's a recipe for a rich soup you can make in a crock pot.
Low Calorie New England Clam Chowder, a lighter recipe for clam chowder, from About.com's Low Calorie Cooking Guide Kimberley Eggleston.
Clam 'n' Corn Chowdah Recipe, from the Aysgarth Station Bed and Breakfast in Bar Harbor, Maine.
New England Clam Chowder, from Dockside Guest Quarters in York, Maine.
Rhode Island Clam Chowder, from Rhode Island's former governor, Lincoln Almond.
Fall River Clam Chowder, from celebrity chef and New England native Emeril Lagasse
Venus de Milo New England Clam Chowder, from Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, Massachusetts, comes this gourmet chowder recipe that took first place three times at the Great Chowder Cook-Off in Newport, Rhode Island, and top honors at the Greater Boston Harbor Fest Chowder Cook-off.