Fresh clams are a thing of beauty, but canned clams should have a place in your pantry. They are healthy, affordable and can take that plain pasta from drab to fab. Here’s everything you wanted to know about canned clams.
Plenty of people turn their nose up at canned seafood, preferring to eat only fresh. Clams are no exception.
And while I’m the first to dig into a bowl of chowder festooned with meaty clams in their shells, I also make space in my pantry for the canned variety. Bottom line: there’s room for both in your repertoire.
WHAT’S IN A CAN OF CLAMS?
The canned clams you’ll find on supermarket shelves are either minced, chopped, or whole baby clams. Other clam products you may discover include smoked clams and bottled or canned clam…