Make Clam Chowder Properly–As They Do On Cape Cod

In “Chowder” the title of chapter fifteen of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick or The Whale, we find Ishmael and Queequeg on Nantucket when they stop in at the Try Pots, an inn where Hosea Hussey was known for his famous chowders. Arriving tired and hungry, they expressed their desire for chowder and when asked by Mrs. […]

Want Authentic Clam Chowder? Can’t Go Wrong with Cape Cod.

Of all the foods I get defensive about, clam chowder is high on the list. There are certain preparations that are so iconic, established and regionally rooted that I think it’s nonsense to say “oh, there are many interpretations.” In fact, I believe the parameters of what constitutes a proper clam chowder are quite narrow. […]

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