½ lb. Bacon, diced
First, sauté onion and bacon until bacon is crisp. Stir often so the onions donít burn. When bacon is done, set aside. Cook the celery, potatoes, and clams in the salted water until tender. Add bacon mix. Add 2-3 cans of evaporated milk and heat until hot. Add the butter, along with salt and pepper to taste.
|SPAGHETTI CLAM SAUCE
1 ½ C Clams, ground coarsely
Saute onions and garlic in butter and oil until tender. Add oregano and basil. Add wine and juice from clams to pan. Simmer to reduce some liquid. Add the clams, parsley, and Parmesan cheese. Right before serving, add the cream cheese and stir in with clam sauce until heated. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve over pasta.
8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
In bowl, mix above ingredients. Serve with crackers and or chips.