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A Clambake in the Desert

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By Mike Stines, Ph.B. A New England tradition that can be made in desert country. If you have the privilege of living along the coastal regions of the Northeast as I do or have taken a visit to the shores of Maine, you’ve probably experienced a clam bake or, at least, a clam boil as a culinary adventure. If you’re …

Smoked shellfish makes a classy, impressive appetizer

How to Smoke Succulent Shellfish

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Article and Photos by Mike Stines, Ph.B. Here in the Northeast most folks eat shellfish – hard-shell clams, mussels and oysters – the way God intended: raw and maybe with a dash of hot sauce and a spritz of lemon juice. Scallops and shrimp are usually cooked and served as an appetizer or as an entrée. But smoked shellfish is becoming …