It actually was not too time intensive, nor was it tedious to make. It was quite easy and it turned out UH-MAZE-ING. I didn't have any clams NOT open so I had a 100% success rate with my clams the first time out. This was not our dinner for the evening; we had something else but I wanted to make it today to have for later in the week (we have something else planned for tomorrow too).
Getting started: onions, chardonnay, littlenecks and clam juice:
Well hello there!
Red potatoes, chopped onions, and celery:
Final result, after simmering with the chopped clams, milk, half-n-half:
So Tim's working on that, to have one shower available to demolish the other shower to redo that one. Eventually, MiMi's bedroom will become our master bathroom. After our trip to Canada, she will move into the spare bedroom, and eventually, the bathroom we are all using now will become her bathroom. It all sounds complicated but WE KNOW what the plan is and that's all that matters. :)