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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A big outing in Brooklyn, starting with a cherrystone clam pizza at Motorino, then stopping into a series of my favourite bars for craft beer and good bourbon.
Not that it matters.Sitting down last Memorial Day at a seafood restaurant in Island Park, N.Y., she had never eaten a cherrystone clam. When she stood up six minutes later, she had eaten 23 dozen, a new world record.Her neighbors and clients were surprised to see the local mom on the Krystal Burger and NathanAAEs Hot Dogs circuits, eating with the big guys on national television.AoMy son said, AaeHey Dad, I saw your hair cutter on TVAAE,Ao says Claude Magnuson, a client of LeeAAEs for the past 11 years.
NIGHT A big outing in Brooklyn, starting with a cherrystone clam pizza at Motorino, then stopping into a series of my favourite bars for craft beer and good bourbon.
The creamy broth of the striped bass and cherrystone clam chowder was intensely flavored and well-seasoned.
The northern quahog is a smaller clam, commonly referred to as cherrystone clams or littleneck clams.