Tag: clams

southwestern clam chowder recipe

Southwestern Chile Clam Chowder

I usually add chopped green New Mexican chile to this chowder recipe but since the only fresh green chile I could find were Anaheims that were too mild, I decided to use the juice from the serranos since I knew it was hot.

A Clambake in the Desert

If you have the privilege of living along the coastal regions of the Northeast as I do or have taken a visit to the shores of Maine, you’ve probably experienced a clam bake or, at least, a clam boil as a culinary adventure.

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.

ivar's acres of clams

Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Pier 54 Fish Bar

I first met Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Pier 54 Fish Bar when I was a kid in college studying animation. You can tell how well the latter worked out (spoiler: I ain’t exactly working for Disney). My venture into the former, however, was much better. I’d stopped into Seattle […]