Three Ways to Throw a Clambake
For a traditional clambake, the food is cooked in a fire pit lined with hot stones and layered with seaweed. Find a beach that permits open pit cooking and start digging. All the directions are right in the recipe below!
No beach? No problem! Steam everything on the stovetop, and your clambake is ready in just one hour. Try this recipe:
Stovetop + Grill Combo
This method combines stovetop and grill--a great solution if you don't have a pot big enough to hold everything for a stovetop clambake.
- Stovetop: Steam the clams and chorizo together; add mussels if you like.
- Stovetop or grill: Your choice for the lobsters.
- Grill: Corn and potatoes.
Complete Your Clambake Menu
Lots of clambakes start off with a hearty bowl of chowder.
Drinks are easy. Cold beer, white wine, or a big jug of lemonade will go nicely.
How about a scrumptious berry pie for dessert?
Ready to tackle a clambake?