Author: Mike Stines

smoked clams

Smoked Hard Shell Clams

My preference is to shuck the clams before smoking so they absorb more of the smoke flavor, but whole clams can be smoked until the shells open, about ten minutes.

scallops

Grill-Seared Scallops

Unlike clams which are dug from mudflats and oysters that are pried off rocks, scallops are free-swimming and are harvested in trawls, dredges, or by divers.

shrimp stock

Shrimp Stock

Although casseroles and slow-cooked food are always a good choice, shrimp are very versatile and easy to prepare, and this shrimp stock is good for a variety of uses.