4 strips bacon 1 medium onion 7.5 c water 4 c potatoes 1 c chopped clams 2 c milk 4 tbsp flour
Cut bacon into small pieces. Cook over medium heat until done, remove bacon from pot. Set aside. Add onion and saute until tender. Stir in 6 cups water, clams, and potatoes. Cook 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in milk, bring to a boil. Combine flour with remaining 1.5 cups water. Slowly stir into boiling pot. Simmer 15 minutes. Serve hot. Makes eight 1.5 cup servings.