13 Clam Recipes to Make You Happy as a You-Know-What

August 24, 2015

You know that scene in Annie Hall, the one where Annie and Alvie are in the seaside cottage and the place is crawling with the lobsters they're trying to cook, Annie brandishing one at Alvie with witty banter ensuing? 

That doesn't happen with clams (thankfully). Clams stay right where they are. The witty banter? That's up to you.

Here are 13 ways to cook summer's happiest bivalve:

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Sunday Night Clam Snack by Amanda Hesser 

Clam snack


Rose's Deviled Clams Casino by ibbeachnana



White Clam Pizza by mrslarkin



Seafood Spaghetti Baked in Paper (Spaghetti al Cartoccio) by Emiko



Smoky Clams for Two by Summer of Eggplant

Clams for Two


Clam Pan Roast by Amanda Hesser



Drunken Clams with Sausage by QueenSashy

Drunken clams


Clambake Without a Recipe by cheese1227



Corn, Bacon, and Clam Stew by Matt Greco



Clams (or Mussels) with Lime-Butter Sauce by Nicholas Day

Lime-Butter Sauce


Linguine con Vongole by TheWimpyVegetarian



Clams with Cream, Farro, and Baby Kale by cheese1227

Farro, Kale


Smoky Seafood Fideos by Summer of Eggplant


What's your favorite way to eat seafood in the summer? Tell us in the comments.

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