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How To Classify and Cook With Clams

Food52 | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste
Food52

Try one of each naked to find your favorites and you can always dress them up later with a dab of sriracha lime butter.

Perfect Stuffed Clams

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Stuffed clams are a classic, but they have to be done right to truly hit the spot. You need that combination of juicy brine from the clam, vegetable richness from the stuffing and crisp bread crumbs on top. It's an easy dish that home cooks can shine with.

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

VIDEO: The Key to Opening Clams and Oysters

David Rosengarten | Posted 05.27.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

Master these multiple mollusk moves, and your dinner parties will change forever.

Clams -- Velvety Jewels of the Sea: Aladdin's Cave on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Clam chowder. Clam bake. Clam up. Tight as a clam. As happy as a clam. OK, but you don't normally associate the filter-feeding, plankton-feasting bivalve mollusc -- you probably won't use that term either -- with gems. Oysters, yes, but clams?

The Clam Fits Just Right

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Robert Rosenthal

The interior exudes a built-in warmth that belies its newness, conveyed by exposed brick walls, a funky tile ceiling, subdued lighting and fresh flowers on each of the 16, white cloth-covered tables. The eater-friendly, six-seat bar faces the exposed kitchen in back.

Beer And Seafood: The Perfect Combination

Ali Rosen | Posted 01.09.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Seafood is classically paired with white wine, but what if you just want a cold beer to go with your crustaceans?

America's Best Pizzas

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

And the best pies in America are...

XPRIZE Spurs Innovators to Tackle Climate Change's Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Acidification has major implications for our seas and coastal economies, but scientists are only beginning to understand it. Today those efforts got a giant boost.

WATCH: What Is This Little Guy Really Doing?

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.22.2013 | Science

Well, this is strange. A recently uploaded YouTube video seems to show a clam licking up salt -- a scene that apparently has grossed out some viewers....

Creative Cooking: A New England Style Clam Bake (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | Taste
Rana Florida

Dig into the best ingredients that summer supplies -- little neck clams, cherry stone clams, shrimp, lobsters, mussels, corn on the cob, Andouille sausage -- without having to dig a fire pit or do any heavy lifting.

The Dining Is Down-Home at Florida Fish Shacks (PHOTOS)

Visit Florida | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Nothing fancy: That could be the motto of the classic Florida fish shack.

10 Ways To Get Down With Clams

Posted 06.06.2013 | Taste

Summer time means seafood -- and lots of it.

littlefork, Hollywood's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a native New Englander who lives in Los Angeles, I was excited to dine on a recent evening with a female friend. Every single item was outstandingly fresh, delicious and a menu I want to revisit again.

WATCH: Bizarre Creature Puts On Underwater Show

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

This mollusk sure knows how to groove. The flashy 'disco clam,' shown in the video above, earned its name from the light show produced by reflective c...

The Best Bivalves For Your Chowder

Menuism | Posted 03.17.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Bivalves are shellfish consisting of two hinged shells and a soft body, such as oysters, mussels, clams, and scallops.

WATCH: What Is This Clam REALLY Doing?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

Most clams that wind up in the kitchen are there to be eaten, not to eat. But a recent viral video appears to show a clam lapping salt up off a table-...

9 Great Ways To Cook Fish This Summer

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Something about summer makes us want to add tons of fish, preferably freshly caught, to our diets. But then comes the question: how to cook?

WATCH: North Korean Gasoline-Baked Clams

Posted 02.07.2012 | Food

Not too much is known about the food culture of North Korea, but the video below would be fascinating no matter which country it came from. As Bon App...

Buttery Lobster Rolls, Creamy Chowder and 13 More Ways to Taste New England

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Some of the best seafood in America can be found in New England. Just think of lobster rolls, chowder (or chowdah, if you're from Boston), fish and ch...

One Woman's Disgusting Clam Is Another Man's Pleasure To Eat

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 10.07.2011 | Food
Robert Rosenthal

If there are three perfect fried foods in the world, the other two are chicken and potatoes. In the case of the clam, that is due to the textural sensation of the golden coating juxtaposed against the salty sweetness of the entrapped clam.

Happy as a Clam? Not!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 09.18.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

A highly respected scientist has determined, contrary to popular belief, that not only are most clams not happy, they are in fact severely depressed.

Menu Auditions for Our Fourth of July Feast

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 09.01.2011 | Women
Jenny Rosenstrach

The moment the "what-are-we-cooking-for-the-Fourth?" emails from my brother, sister, mom and dad start pinging like crazy in my inbox -- usually about a week before the holiday -- I know it's time to stake my claim.

4th of July Recipes For The 13 Original Colonies

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 08.29.2011 | Food
Find. Eat. Drink.

[Photo DC CentralKitchen] As we celebrate the 235th anniversary of the Declaration of independence, we honor those who came before us with recipes ...

Linguine With Clams & Bacon

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Claire Thomas

This is an exquisitely simple recipe and a very classic one too. Lemon + garlic + chili + white wine + parsley + shell fish = awesome. Add bacon and...