Littleneck Clams

$50.00 ($10.00 / lb) - Appr. 5 lb(s)

Product Description

Ships live. Sold as 50 ea. Farmed. US.

Littleneck clams aka small cherrystone clams or small quahogs, receive their name “littleneck” for the spiral-shaped point, or neck, near the valve of the shell. The meat is tender and coveted when served raw on the half shell. Also, people traditionally serve in pasta dishes (linguini vongole), steamed, or fried. Harvested in Maine.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/CARE: Product is live. Discard clams that have broken or are open. Store in the fridge upon receipt, covered in damp towels or paper. DO NOT store in fresh water or ice. Do not store in air tight plastic containers or bags. Best when prepared the day of arrival.

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