What Is the Difference Between Clams, Mussels, Oysters & Scallops?

If you're new to eating seafood, you might be wondering about the differences between clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops. Worry not, we've got the skinny on all of these satisfying shellfish. When...

Absolutely gorgeous Wild BC Saltspring Island Mussels from Diana's ($13.99 a kilo)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 months ago

With prime oyster season beginning around this time of the year. Yesterday, I drove to Diana's Seafood in Scarborough to grab me a few of those yummy aphrodisiac! Whilst there, I noticed their s...

Storing Mussels - repackage?

by michaeljc70 8 months ago

I was at Costco today and they had the big bag of mussels for $2.29/lb. I usually don't buy them if I can't use them in a day or two. However, I noticed the sell by date was 9 days out so I boug...

Deep Fried Mussels Anyone?

by zackly 1 year ago

I like but don't love mussels like I do other seafood; shrimp, scallops, clams, oysters, crab, octopus, squid etc. I enjoy a few then the taste gets to me. Would I be wrong to say cloying sweetnes...

Mussels at home: rediscovered...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

We like diving into a bowl of mussels from time to time at restaurants that do the proper job with them. During the Covid crisis we have rediscovered how easy, cost effective, and delish these moll...

How to use a bag of frozen mixed seafood so that it isn't chewy as gum.

Full tummy
by Full tummy 14 years ago

I recently purchased a bag and used it in a pasta sauce; it has mussels, squid rings, and octopus, among other types of seafood. While the squid rings were tender, everything else seemed pretty mu...

Best Moules Frites in France

by chanteln 2 years ago

Moules frites with a good bottle of wine in my all time favorite meal. I will be traveling to France in November. I already have plans to spend time in Paris and driving around Normandy. Where, in ...

Heatwave cooks mussels in their shells on California shore

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . A record-breaking June heatwave apparently caused the largest die-off of mussels in at least 15 years at Bodega Head, a small headland on the northern California bay. And Sones received rep...

Thai Spice | Cloverdale - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Thai Spice opened in Cloverdale a couple years ago. The owners previously operated the other Thai restaurant in town. I had noticed these friendly folks vending at the Friday Night Live food fair. ...

Chowdown Report: 2018 Festival de las Conchas y Vino Nuevo - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Yes, we did have a chowdown last month in Baja California, meeting for the Festival de las Conchas y Vino Nuevo in Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe. Sometimes just two of us and as many as five in o...

Pier 46 Seafood | Templeton - SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Last May, glbtrtr reported on Pier 46 Seafood in Templeton. A week later I had a chance to try it myself. Trying to escape the 100-degree heat in Paso Robles, we had headed to Templeton which was a...

What to do Mussel Broth ?

by Maximilien 13 years ago

I've got a couple of cups of left-over mussel and clams broth. It was prepared with onion, garlic and tomatoes while steaming mussels and clams. I could freeze it and re-use it later, but tomorr...

Pulling Mussels From A Shell @ Ginger and Lemongrass

by johnk 5 years ago

Stopped by Ginger and Lemongrass last night and since it is Lent we ordered Green Curry w/Mussels and a Crispy Panko Lime Cod Banh Mi. The mussels were the best I've had in a long, long time. Big a...

Best Mussels & Fries in Paris?

by cincodemayo1 5 years ago

Can't find a whole lot online about this. Where to go in Paris for the best mussels & fries? Help!

Retaurants near Brielle for good clams casino, clams oreganato and mussels appetizers

by fjc1z1 5 years ago

Looking for a place to get a good tap beer and appetizers. Sometimes we do not feel like a entre and would prefer to share a few appetizers. We are willing to drive a bit if necessary Sorry ...

Mussel storage mistake: do I need to buy new?

by arielleeve 5 years ago

I bought a 2 pound bag of mussels yesterday. Forgot to transfer it out of the packaging when I got home. I bought them around 5 PM last night, realized at around 12:30 today. They have been stored ...

What is your favorite Mussel recipe?

by pegasis0066 5 years ago

My daughter and her husband are coming over for dinner this weekend - she always requests mussels. I have exhausted most recipes (white wine, beer, coconut, pernod, lemon, saffron, etc.) - anyone ...

Mussels Marinara Help!

by angelsmom 5 years ago

My preparation of this meal never lived up to the taste of a restaurant. Either my mussels do not pick up the sauce flavor or the sauce has no mussel flavor. The flavors just never blend. I am...

Clams vs mussels

by JerryMe 11 years ago

Question - Clams are on sale and mussels are also on sale. How do they differ? I've never cooked clams (but I've had them in restaurants) and I've never eaten mussels. I live in an arid desert...

Mussels Cooked in Slow Cooker Look Stringy and as if Exploded Inside Shell

by fresca44 5 years ago

Hello, My boyfriend and I cooked this recipe this tonight for dinner: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/jeff-mauro/slow-cooker-thai-coconut-mussels.html We followed the recipe step by st...

Clams, mussels, oysters, lobster

by Ayriad 5 years ago

Hubs and I are celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary soon. We live in the mid-west but love seafood. Needless to say we are not experts at cooking seafood due to the lack of availability. We are...