A typical type of Chowder that is made with a greater abundance of solid ingredients than liquid ingredients. Potato and Ham Chowder basically contains bits of cooked pork, potatoes, and seasonings that are cooked in milk or cream base. However, there are many different recipes used to make this Chowder, some that include vegetables such as celery, onions and tomatoes. Cheese may also be an additional ingredient for some recipes for Potato and Ham Chowder. This Chowder is a hearty and filling food dish served for lunches or dinner.