In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and sweat the onion for 5 minutes. Add the stock and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the pureed chipotles, ancho puree and honey and simmer uncovered for another 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. In a large saucepan over high heat, heat the olive oil and saute the shrimp and scallops for 3 minutes on one side. Turn them over and reduce the heat to medium, add the strained reserved broth, the carrots, zucchini, posole and clams. Simmer, covered for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the clams open. Discard any that do not open. Correct the seasoning.;
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a food processor, combine the butter, cornmeal, flour, baking powder, eggs, and salt. Process 20 to 30 seconds, until just mixed. You may have to do this in 2 batches. Pour in the buttermilk and process for 20 seconds more. Pour into a buttered 12 by 12-inch pan, and bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until firm to the touch and golden. Cut into squares. Serve hot with red chile butter.
In a food processor, combine the butter, chipotle, garlic, onion, and salt and pepper to taste. Process until completely mixed. Spread the butter in a cylinder about 1-inch in diameter along the long side of a sheet of parchment paper or waxed paper, leaving a 1-inch border. Roll up the butter in the paper to make a log. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Yield: 8 servings
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