The New England Clam Shack Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Clam Shacks, Lobster Pounds & Chowder Houses

The New England Clam Shack Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Clam Shacks, Lobster Pounds & Chowder Houses

Brooke Dojny

cease any Yankee in the street and ask the identify of his or her favourite eating place, and you will be directed to a Connecticut clam shack . . . or a Maine lobster pound . . . or a Massachusetts chowder residence. In those rustic eateries, you discover the most up to date seafood ready in keeping with vintage, decades-old, kin recipes. Mountains of whole-belly fried clams. Steaming bowls of wealthy, creamy chowder. candy lobster boiled in seawater. clean, succulent cod fillets fried golden brown.

In the hot ENGLAND CLAM SHACK COOKBOOK, writer and local New Englander Brooke Dojny provides conventional New England fare because it is served up in 25 vintage seafood eateries. With a bit cajoling, Dojny controlled to get the proprietors to bare their recipes for such Yankee favorites as chowder (clear, crimson, and white), lobster rolls, fried clams, candy New England crab, broiled mackerel, and garlicky mussels. Then there are the facet dishes: ideal cole slaw and onion earrings, pickled beets, and crimson bliss potato salad. in fact, no publication on Yankee food will be whole with no bankruptcy on these recognized New England muffins - apple crisp, Indian pudding, wild blueberry pie, whoopie pies, and an entire lot extra.

Along the best way, Dojny weaves jointly the background of those eating places with neighborhood lore. She profiles fishermen and chefs. She weighs in at the nice New England Seafood Debates: crimson chowder vs. white chowder vs. transparent chowder; batter-fried clams vs. crumb-fried clams. Scattered during the ebook are sidebars that supply functional recommendation on tips on how to re-create nice New England seafood on your personal kitchen: the correct strategy to fresh and shuck clams, the fundamentals of frying fish fillets. the recent ENGLAND CLAM SHACK COOKBOOK will make you need to drop what you are doing, seize your automobile keys, and head for the recent England coast.<

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