Dear SOS: I recently visited the San Juan Islands off Washington state and loved the clam chowder served at La Conner Brewing Co. in the scenic little town of La Conner, Wash. It is just spicy enough and not so thick with cream or flour. It is a standout in the clam chowder world. Hope the restaurant will share its scrumptious recipe.
Mary Ann Mollenkamp
Dear Mary Ann: La Conner Brewing was happy to share its recipe for clam chowder, so you can have a little taste of Washington here at home.