New England Style Clambake

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READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dig a whole in the ground approximately 2 feet wide, 4 feet long and 18-inches deep.
  • Line whole with stones and heat for 2-3 hours using wood and/or charcoal.
  • After 2-3 hours, remove coals and embers from stones and place 1/2 bushel fresh seaweed on top of the hot stones.
  • **REMEMBER: the stones must be extremely hot to achieve adequate steam to cook.
  • Now, work quickly to layer food on top of seaweed. Spread food evenly over each other in layers.
  • First, place soft shells clams on seaweed;.
  • Next, little necks;.
  • Next, sausage and fish; To make it easier for removal, place these ingredients in a cheesecloth bag.:
  • Next, whole peeled onions, sweet and white potatoes;.
  • Finally, place Lobsters on top of all.
  • Cover food with clean white wet cloth and place remaining seaweed on top of cloth.
  • Now, cover entire back with a wet tarpaulin, sealing steam in created by hot stones and seaweed.
  • Only allow a samll amount of steam to escape to relieve pressure.
  • Allow bake to cook 1 or more hours until potatoes are soft.
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