hard clam

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Noun1.Hard clam - an edible American clamhard clam - an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
clam - burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
genus Venus, Venus - type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
littleneck, littleneck clam - a young quahog
cherrystone, cherrystone clam - a half-grown quahog
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
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Then come clam broth, lots of cream and mounds of littleneck clams, seasoned with a bit of garlic, thyme and basil.
Her approach to seafood is seasonal, for example, steamed littleneck clams in the summer match with corn and basil, and in fall or winter she switches to chorizo, white beans and kale to make a heartier clam dish.
Side accompaniments include diced fava beans and thinly-sliced raw and dressed surf clams; sheeted and rolled green daikon, raw and pickled, served with littleneck clams and fennel fronds; marinated clams with clam gel, clam mayo, and clam croutons garnished with herbs and flowers, and a Parker House Roll.
Filipino-American chef Tom Cunanan's repertoire includes Adobong Dilaw flavored with turmeric and charred coconut, steamed littleneck clams with Chinese sausage, pork sinigang and the ukoy.
One of my favorite dishes on our menu is the Bulhao Pato Clams-Portuguese littleneck clams prepared with vinho verde wine, garlic, olive oil, cilantro, and chili peppers, served with toasted bread," Porter says, "Pair it with a crisp German pilsener like Bavik and you cannot go wrong
The northern quahog is a smaller clam, commonly referred to as cherrystone clams or littleneck clams.
Clam Sashimi Ingredients: 3 Shinnecock Bay littleneck clams 1/8 cup white wine vinegar fennel pollen pinch salt and pepper micro pea shoots Preparation Open all three clams and place one on the plate.
Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas Thunberg) and Pacific littleneck clams (Protothaca staminea Conrad) hold most of the shellfish farming value; however, there has been significant growth in geoduck clam (Panopea generosa Gould) farm applications resulting from the high commercial value of whole, live geoducks.
1 cup cooked and cooled chopped clams, from approximately 2 dozen littleneck clams, or 2 small cans of chopped clams, with 3 tablespoons of their liquor
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Yield: 4 to 6 main-course servings Ingredients For the pesto: 2 ounces fresh basil leaves, a large fistful 1 ounce Italian parsley leaves and tender stems, a small handful 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped S alt and pepper 1/2 cup olive oil For the minestrone: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced, about 2 cups 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced carrot S alt and pepper Pinch red pepper flakes Pinch saffron 8 garlic cloves, minced 1 bay leaf S mall bundle fresh thyme sprigs 1 cup chopped tomato 1 cup cooked cannellini beans or fresh shell beans 24 littleneck clams, well rinsed 7 cups hot fish stock or chicken broth 1 pound squid, cut crosswise in 1/2-inch rings, plus tentacles 1 cup small green peas 1 cup blanched and peeled fava beans, optional Method 1.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: Results of a survey of gaper, butter, cockle and native littleneck clams in Coos Bay will be discussed, 6 p.
Or partake of Rhode Island-grown fare like littleneck clams and grilled quail at the swank new wood-paneled Local 121 (121 Washington St.