Monday, March 1, 2010

Tasty Tuesday - Crab and Corn Chowder

I am participating in Tasty Tuesday and Tempt my Tummy Tuesday today! It's rare I remember to take a picture of what I'm cooking but I actually did on Sunday.

One of OnlySon's favorite things (while living at home) was Crab and Corn Chowder. He shared a March 3 birthday with my paternal grandmother. Crab and Corn Chowder and Crawfish Etouffee were usually on the menu for their shared parties. Italian Cream Cake was the dessert but we'll save that for another time!

Crab and Corn Chowder is so easy to make and is so yummy on a cold winter day. Keep the basic ingredients on hand and it's a quick and easy meal to throw together.

Crab and Corn Chowder

1/2 cup chopped green onions
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp. butter
Red pepper to taste
2 cans cream of potato soup
1 soup can fat free half and half
2 soup cans milk (any %)
12 ounces cream cheese (I use low fat)
3 cans flaked crab meat
1 bag frozen corn, slightly cooked

Saute green onions and garlic in butter until tender.

Soften cream cheese in microwave. It will stir in much easier. Add remaining ingredients. Heat thoroughly. Serve with cornbread or french bread.


Glenda/MidSouth said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy Birthday to your son and your grandmother. The chowder looks good - thanks for sharing.

Blondie's Journal said... Best Blogger Tips

You are right, Judy, this does sound simple to prepare, but big on flavor. I have to give it a try. Happy Birthday to your grandmother and handsome son! :-)


Glenda said... Best Blogger Tips

Sounds good, Judy! And I love the pics of two special people!

Pamela Scott said... Best Blogger Tips

yumm this sounds really good gonna try this one.
Happy Birthday to your son and grandmother

Freely Living Life said... Best Blogger Tips

How sweet! :)

Easy to prepare?! That's for me! I can't wait to try this. I'm so excited to come across so many delicious looking recipes. Thank you!

Being us... said... Best Blogger Tips

Here from the blog hop!!!! Yummy will be trying this week!!!

Susie Homemaker said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Judy...

Sounds so yummy! Can't wait to try it!


Pat said... Best Blogger Tips

May I ask you what is the pattern of the transferware in your header photo? It is so pretty. I have a set of Jenny Lind Staffordshire which I dearly love.
That chowder sounds wonderful.

Keetha Broyles said... Best Blogger Tips


I used to be in your blog-sphere, but then I LOST you somehow!!!

Just now I was looking at the comments on an OLD blog post, and there you were!

So, now I'm back - - - this time I HOPE to stay!

Mary Beth @ Live. Laugh. Make Something said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds yummy! I will surely give this a try! beautiful photos! much pretty pink! This is my first Pink Saturday and I am enjoying visiting around and seeing all of the pretties! Please drop in at my place and see my little Basket Full of Sunshine. until later....

The Summer Kitchen Girls said... Best Blogger Tips

Judy! Hope all is well with you - we've finally got out to visit! This recipe looks so wonderful - my husband loves corn chowder - I will supprise him tonight with this - thanks so much!!

prashant said... Best Blogger Tips

The chowder looks good - thanks for sharing.
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