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