Steamers are clams popular along the New England coast as part of an old-fashioned clam bake or prelude to a shore dinner. Steaming is a process that opens their shells; they are presented intact in a bowl or bucket along with a cup of broth and a cup of melted butter. It is the eater’s job to yank the meat from the steamed-open clam and dip it first in clam broth, thus rinsing away any grit, then in butter for flavor.

Restaurants With This Dish

Aunt Carrie’s


Pearl Oyster Bar


The Lobster Trap



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