Courtesy of the G.H. Bent Company  


2-1/2 pounds chowder fish (haddock, cod, or scrod) 1/2 cup diced salt pork (rind removed) 1 onion, chopped 4 potatoes, diced 2 cups Half & Half 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt and pepper Bent's Pilot Crackers (split into halves)



Simmer fish in 3 cups of water for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, fry salt pork in frying pan until beginning to crisp. Add onions and cook, stirring frequently, until salt pork is brown and onions are soft.

Carefully remove fish from broth and set aside, covered loosely with foil.

Add pork-onion mixture to broth and bring to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender (about 20 minutes). Reduce heat to low, stir in butter and Half & Half, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Add fish and bring to a gentle simmer. Place one halved Pilot cracker in bottom of soup bowl, cover with chowder, and serve.