cherrystone clam

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Related to cherrystone clam: Hard clam, Northern quahog, Littleneck clams
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Noun1.cherrystone clam - small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino
hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes
2.cherrystone clam - a half-grown quahog
Mercenaria mercenaria, hard clam, Venus mercenaria, hard-shell clam, quahaug, quahog, round clam - an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians
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Another of the chef's rarities here, according to host Jun Maruyama, is cherrystone clam sushi at $4 per piece.
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The creamy broth of the striped bass and cherrystone clam chowder was intensely flavored and well-seasoned.
New products include Maine Cherrystone Clam Chowder, Manhattan-Style Clam Chowder and a ready-to-use Fish and Seafood Stock line including sustainable Fish Stock, Certified Maine Lobster Stock, a blended Seafood Stock and Clam Stock.
The northern quahog is a smaller clam, commonly referred to as cherrystone clams or littleneck clams.