we're making a fish stew. it calls for canned clams. we have fresh in shell. can we just throw them in, shell and all?
the recipe calls for the base of the stew (veggies and tomato base) to cook for 5 hrs in a slow cooker, then add all the fish/shellfish 30 min before. can we just throw the fresh clams, in the shell, in with the rest of it? or do we need to steam them first? thanks!