This is the way I make it, and it's the result of trying different combinations and ingredients from different recipes. My husband loves it.
6 slices pork bacon
5 medium potatoes. peeled and diced
2 large onions, peeled and diced
1 15oz can creamed corn
2 15oz cans yellow corn, drained
1 can milk (any kind, I use skim)
salt and pepper to taste.
In a large pot, fry the bacon until it is crisp, then remove the bacon to a paper towel to drain.
Put onions into the bacon grease, stir, and cook until browned. Add the potatoes and stir. Add just enough water to cover the onions and potatoes. And stir. Cover and adjust heat so that the water is bubbling, but not vigorously.
When the potatoes are soft, add the corn, milk, salt, and pepper. Stir...and then stir some more. :oD
Allow to simmer until you want to serve it. Just before you begin to ladle it into bowls, crumble up the bacon and add it to the soup.
And stir some more.
NOW you can ladle it into the bowls.