Hearty soups come to mind when we think of fall, don’t they? Corn chowder, cheddar chowder, clam chowder, Southern Illinois chowder, New England chowder, Manhattan chowder, Menorcan chowder, Coney Island clam chowder, Fulton market clam chowder, down east chowder, Boston clam chowder, she crab soup, west coast chowder, cod chowder, clam chowder with spinach and dill. Thin, thick; white, red. Yellow onions, red onions, green onions. Parsley leaves, bay leaves. Thyme, lime. Olive oil, lemony crème fraiche. Turmeric, garlic. Bacon, chicken, cherrystone clams, chopped clams, shucked clams. Potatoes diced, cubed, mashed. Baguettes, croutons, sourdough, ship biscuit. T’is the season!