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    Corn Chowder
    
    Ingredients
    4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
    1 whole onion, chopped
    3 slices bacon, cut into pieces
    3 whole bell peppers, finely diced (red, yellow, orange)
    5 ears corn, kernels sliced off
    1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    3 cups chicken stock or broth
    2 cups half-and-half
    1 heaping cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
    1 heaping cup grated Pepper Jack cheese
    1/3 cup sliced green onions
    Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    
    Directions
    1.  In a large pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat. 
    2.  Add the onions and cook for a couple of minutes. 
    3.  Add the bacon and cook for another minute or so, and 
        then add the bell peppers and cook for a couple of minutes. 
    4.  Add the corn and cook for a minute.
    5.  Sprinkle the flour evenly over the top and stir to combine. 
    6.  Pour in the chicken stock and stir well. Allow this to thicken 
        for 3 or 4 minutes, and then reduce the heat to low. 
    7.  Stir in the half-and-half, and then cover and allow to simmer 
        and thicken for 15 minutes or so.
    8.  Stir in the cheeses and green onions. 
    9.  When the cheese is melted and the soup is hot, check seasonings. 
    10. Add salt and pepper as needed. 
    11. Ladle into the bread bowls and serve immediately.