Clam chowder is a type of soup that typically features clams as a primary ingredient. It is a popular dish in American cuisine, especially in the New England region.

The basic ingredients of clam chowder include clams, potatoes, onions, salt pork or bacon, and sometimes celery. The soup is usually thickened with milk or cream, giving it a creamy and hearty consistency. There are variations of clam chowder, with New England clam chowder being the most well-known, characterized by its creamy base.

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