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Shucking Clams

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Depending on the type of clams you are serving, you need to know how to open them. This guide is about shucking clams.
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July 28, 20060 found this helpful

Never open clams with a paring knife or other sharp instrument. You can cut yourself badly. It's best to use a flat knife made for opening clams or some flat kitchen knifes may do the trick. Use a thick towel, glove or pot holder to protect the hand that is holding the clam. Hold the flat knife in your other hand, pull the shell opening towards knife until it penetrates between the shells, then stop. Simply rotate the knife to pry open the shell. Fresh clams open easier when they are cold.

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November 21, 20050 found this helpful

Pour boiling water over hard shelled clams before trying to open them. Then they can be easily opened.

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