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Chowder is a seafood or fish soup thickened with milk, cream or a white sauce.

Clam Chowder is the most usual, but there are also Lobster Chowders, Cod Chowders, and Corn Chowders. In the Bahamas, they make a Chowder from conches.

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Pot Barley
Pot Barley is a grain used largely in soups and broths to add heft and a bit of thickness to the dish. It also adds a slightly nutty taste.

It is a processed form of Barley. In terms of processing, Hulled Barley receives the least, with just the hull being mostly removed and no more being done to it; the bran is left on. Pearl Barley receives the most processing; it is polished to ensure that no trace of hull or bran remains.

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