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Do clams bite?

Eric Kraft

Do clams bite?

from the Personal history, adventures, experiences & observations of Peter Leroy, a series of novels.

by Eric Kraft

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Warner Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

  • Leroy, Peter (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Artists -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Personal history, adventures, experiences & observations of Peter Leroy
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.R22 D6 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2722243M
    ISBN 10044638352X
    LC Control Number86015775

      3 In a large bowl, combine bacon, potato mixture, cream cheese, clams, and parsley; season with salt and pepper. 4 Preheat oven to °. 5 Place wonton wrappers on a work e: American, New England.

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Eric Kraft grew up in Babylon, New York, on the South Shore of Long Island, where he was for a time co-owner and co-captain of a clam boat, which sank. He met or invented the character Peter Leroy while dozing over a German lesson during his first year at Harvard/5(20).

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FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ (Prices may vary for AK Author: Eric Kraft.

"Do Clams Bite. chronicles Peter's sufferings when he goes clamming with his grandfather, expecting momentarily to have a vital hunk of his anatomy bitten off (a fear known as pelecypodiophobia).Price: $ Peter Leroy considers the origins of his childhood pelecypodophobia (the fear of bivalve mollusks), meets the imaginary friend who will remain his best friend for life, memorizes the legends of his ancestors in the Leroy line (including Black Jacques Leroy, who “invented beer”), studies his father's nude photographs of family friend May Castle, and enjoys a moonlight swim with Margot and Martha, the Glynn twins, after.

Leroy considers the origins of his childhood pelecypodophobia (the fear of bivalve mollusks), meets the imaginary friend who will remain his best friend for life, memorizes the legends of his ancestors in the Leroy line (including Black Jacques Leroy, who “invented beer”), studies his father's nude photographs of family friend May Castle, and enjoys a moonlight swim with Margot and Martha.

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If you like a kick of heat, add a big pinch of red pepper flakes when you add the clams. Cuisine Italian. Prep Time 8 minutes.

Total Time 20 minutes. Servings 4 to 5 servings. Calories kcal. Author katiemorford. 1 pound spaghetti.5/5(5). Do you wish you had longer to read or listen to that ebook. OverDrive offers three different lending periods for materials. Log in to your account, then go to My Account, then choose Settings.

There you can choose the default lending period that works best for you. If you finish early, simply return the book. Pour clams into the saucepan. Do not add too many clams to the pan at once. If the clams are stacked on top of each other, the weight of the other clams will make it more difficult for the clams on the bottom to open.

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Discard any clams that do not open and remove clams /5(40). While browsing at my neighborhood seafood store the other day, I came across an unique item: blood clams. Not knowing what they were and being the kind of person who is up for trying new things, I bought a couple and took them home.

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Serve over linguine This is the most fun you can have with your seafood. This recipe is a general guide: you Clams in Oyster Sauce. Fresh clams are steamed in a sauce made with onion, ginger, garlic, and oyster sauce in this My Best Clam g: book.

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Most clams are shucked(opened for consumption) while they are alive, this however does not instantly kill them because they usually are just having their muscles Missing: book. Littleneck clams, named for Littleneck Bay on Long Island, are the smallest, most delectable, and most expensive of the quahog clams.

Measuring /2 to just over 2 inches across and weighing a mere 1-to 2 ounces each, these tender little clams are the best for eating raw, steaming whole, or adding whole (steamed in their shells) to dishes such Author: Molly Stevens.

2. Mix cream cheese, clams and seasoning to taste. Slowly moisten the mixture with clam juice until desired taste and consistency. Spread on bread slices and sprinkle with paprika. Bake minutes until toasted and Time: 20 mins. Title: Do Clams Bite?: From The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences & Observations of Peter Leroy Author(s): Eric Kraft ISBN: X / (USA edition) Publisher: Warner Books Availability: Amazon.

You may have already seen the video below being passed around. It purports to show a clam eating salt, and is usually accompanied by a comment on the horrifying appearance of the shellfish. Certainly, it does look rather creepy; the long, pale tongue which sweeps the table is offputting, to say the least.

But what is really horrifying is that you are actually watching the execution by torture. The geoduck is native to the coastal waters of western Canada and the northwest United shell of the clam ranges from 15 cm (6 inches) to over 20 cm (8 inches) in length, but the extremely long siphons make the clam itself much longer than this: the "neck" or siphons alone can be 1 m ( feet) in length.

The geoduck is the largest burrowing clam in the : Bivalvia. Steamers are the clams left in the shell and steamed. Shucked means the clam meat has been pulled from the shell and used for fried clam meals.

Hard Shell Clams. Hard shell clams in Maine come in many varieties—such as surf/hen clams, mahogany clams and cherrystone clams—all of which feature a hard, thick shell. Just below the surface of the mudflats on the Eastern Seaboard lives one of the only venomous marine worms in the world the creepy and bizarre.

If you think your clams may not be clean, wash them first: Fill a large bowl with cool tap water and place the clams in it.

Let them soak for 20 minutes during which they’ll expel any sand and grit. Cook linguine: Bring a large pot of very well-salted water to a boil and cook linguine until it is tender but still with a good bite left to it, about 1 minute less than the final doneness you Servings: 5.

A lot of people say you shouldn't eat clams that don't open. This is not true: A shut-tight clam is, if anything, the most vigorous and lively one in the pot. It's probably the best one to eat.

Keep steaming the clams, and they will eventually open. Sometimes they'll open only a crack, in which case you can use tongs to fully pop the shell.*Author: Daniel Gritzer.

The clams in the shell are beautiful and whole and delicious, but that’s not from it. The sauce is riddled with plump morsels of chopped clams, so every bite of pasta is filled with clams, not just the forkfuls that are accompanied by a whole clam from the shell.

Which of course are the forkfuls one just pause and really enjoy. eating etiquette (how to eat) Table manners for eating clams. Hold the shell with the fingers of one hand and a shellfish fork (or smallest fork provided) with the other hand.

Spear the clam with the fork, dip it into the sauce, and eat it in one bite. Alternatively, take a bit of sauce on your fork and then drop it onto the clam.

Fried clams are made with soft shell clams, the kinds with big bellies and long, tender siphons. If you've been to a New England clam shack, you've seen them served as "steamers" (sand gapers if you're from old England), served with a tub of steamer water for washing off the grit, and a tub of drawn butter for making them delicious.

Transmitted by bites, He and his colleagues began to wonder if other species of clams or related animals — known collectively as bivalves — had contagious cancers of their own, and, if so.

The book also offers tips on how to eat lobster, shuck oysters, dig clams and fillet a fish. This older edition is plentiful on the used market and evenly sells with the 2nd Edition.

The Hog Island Oyster Lover's Cookbook: A Guide to Choosing and Savoring Oysters, with 40 Recipes by Jairemarie Pomo. The back of the shell (ligament) acts a bit like a spring which opens the shell. So clams use a muscle to close the shell but not for opening.

When a clam dies, the muscle starts to decompose, and to break up, so it doesn't hold the clam shut any more. The "spring" of Missing: book. To many New Englanders the humble clam, which stars in chowders, clambakes and clam cakes, reaches its quintessence when coated and fried.

And ever since July 3,when Lawrence Woodman, a k a. Scrub clams thoroughly. Place cleaned clams in large saucepan, cover with water and cook over low heat until the shells open. Increase the heat and cook minutes more or until you can easily lift or take apart the half shells.

Remove clam meat and chop into bite-sized pieces. While clams are cooking, sauté bacon until crisp. Drain and set. Clams are thoroughly washed in cold potable water with care taken to avoid damage.

They are sorted by size, and any broken or damaged clams are removed. Pieces of shell remaining from the shucking operation are also removed. Additional quality and sensory evaluations are performed.

Cold Storage. Clams are maintained iced or refrigerated until Missing: book. Clams Casino is a baked clam appetizer that originated in at the Narragansett Casino in Rhode Island.

Fregola is a type of pasta from Sardinia in Italy, very similar to pearl-shaped Israeli couscous, and the perfect vessel to soak up the broth in Giada's Fregola with Clams and g: book.Clam cakes (also known as clam fritters) are a New England food, most commonly found in Rhode Island although they can also be found in Connecticut, Maine, and clam cake is a deep fried ball-shaped mixture containing chopped clam (usually quahog) combined with various other ingredients to give it a firm consistency once batter is made from flour, milk, clam juice Place of origin: United States.

At first bite, you get hit with the crispy, smoky pork, but after a second or two, the clam’s saltiness come through. The Difference Between Littleneck or Cherrystone Clams. My favorite shellfish to use in this clams casino recipe or either littlenecks or s: