3 tablespoons butter
2 large leeks (white and pale green parts only, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced crosswise (about 3 cups))
1   bay leaf
1 1/4 pounds Earthbound Farm Organic Heirloom Fingerling Potatoes (cut into 1/3-inch dice (about 3 cups))
4 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 cup heavy cream
6 ounces smoked salmon (cut into strips)
2 tablespoons snipped chives
    Salt and freshly ground black pepper