- Buy or eat only clams that are shut or close when tapped slightly.
- Store the clams in temperatures of
38-45 degrees F.
- The ideal storage temperature is
- Clams should be kept in the original
shipment box until time of use (for retail only).
- Clams should never be placed directly
- Clams should not be immersed in water
for storage purposes.
- Never expose clams to sudden
- Clams should not be stored in airtight
containers - clams need air to survive.
- Keep frozen until ready to use.
- Frozen clams have a shelf life of 6
Clams are delicious when steamed, baked,
broiled, grilled, or microwaved. Cooking time varies, however when shell
opens, clams are ready for consumption.
Rinse fresh and frozen clams under cold
running water to remove any foreign particles. This also tempers the
frozen shells and keeps them from cracking when going from frozen to
- Clams Casino
- Raw on the Half Shell
- Clams Rockefeller
- Zuppa d'Clams
- Linguini with Clams
- Clams Marinara
- Steamed Seafood Combo Platters
- Stuffed Clams
Place clams in covered steamer 3 to
5 minutes, remove as clams
open. Serve with drawn butter.
Half Shelled Raw:
Open fresh clams, remove top shell,
roast at 450 degrees for 10-15 minutes until open. Serve with dipping
Arrange clams on hot grill; clams will
open up within minutes depending on the heat level. Brush with garlic
butter and serve.
Sauced & Sautéed:
Clams can be used in many types of
sauces, with different pasta shapes ........
Use your imagination !!
Available Sizes (approximate count per pound)