Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2011, America's Test Kitchen TV
Usually awash in a glut of dairy, sweet corn doesn't stand a chance in this classic summer soup. So we put the squeeze on the traditional approach.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Starting our Lighter Corn Chowder recipe with sautéed bacon lent our base a sweet smokiness. Dialing back on the dairy allowed the fresh corn flavor to come through. To make up for the body that our Lighter Corn Chowder lacked after losing ...