Clams Away!

The Northern Quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) is damn good eating, although I’m not sure the radioactive etc. toxins of Dead Horse Bay are the best sauce.
Dropped onto the exposed bricks, glass, and pottery shards of the mid-century midden so they crack open, the clams are then feasted upon, if they’re not stolen by other gulls.

1 Response to “Clams Away!”


  1. 1 Chuck McAlexander February 4, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    Imagine trying to remove the clam meat from its shell with a pair of tweezers or some needle nose pliers, only. No other hand or device to help. It should give you some appreciation for the incredible utility if this very evolved part of a bird.


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