Crockpot-Almost Clam Chowder

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    Almost Clam Chowder

    poultry, soups/stews

    1 pound bacon; diced
    1/4 pound ham
    2 cups chopped onion
    2 cups diced celery
    2 cups diced carrots
    4 cups diced potatoes
    2 cups diced cooked chicken meat
    (or substitute cooked turkey)
    4 cups chicken broth
    2 bottles clam juice
    (or 2 cans clams with juice for the brave)
    1 can whole kernal corn with liquid
    Salt; to taste
    Freshly-ground black pepper; to taste
    4 cups milk
    3/4 cup flour
    4 cups shredded cheese, cheddar or jack
    1/2 pint whipping cream; not whipped
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

    In large skillet saute bacon, ham, onions, and celery until bacon is
    and onions and celery are limp. Add salt and pepper. Put contents of
    skillet along with potatoes, carrots, chicken, broth, clam juice, and
    into crockpot, cover, and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or HIGH 3 to 4 hours.
    Whisk flour into milk, and add to pot along with cheese, whipping cream,
    and parsley and cook one more hour on HIGH.
    It may not be low-fat and cholesterol free, but it is wonderful holiday
    fare. Makes a huge batch for a fantastic Christmas Eve dinner for a
    (For those who don't mind the taste of clams but aren't fond of the
    This recipe yields loads of servings.

    "Southern U.S. Cuisine (crockpot collection) at"
    S(Formatted for MC5):
    "08-09-1999 by Joe Comiskey - [email protected]"

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    Per serving: 5513 Calories (kcal); 364g Total Fat; (59% calories from
    245g Protein; 311g Carbohydrate; 910mg Cholesterol; 12953mg Sodium
    Food Exchanges: 11 1/2 Grain(Starch); 23 1/2 Lean Meat; 11 1/2 Vegetable;
    Fruit; 56 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

    No Bread Crumbs were hurt in the making of this Meal.
    Type 2 Diabetic 1AC 7.3, 5.5, 5.6 mmol
    Continuing to be Manitoban