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Geoducks

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:37 pm

Geoducks ('gooey-ducks') are giant Northwest U.S. clams that are wonderful to eat if tenderized correctly. My wife and I had some yesterday with some friends, who had hauled them out of their freezer, thawed them, skinned them, pounded them flat with a mallet, breaded them, and pan-fried them in garlicked olive oil. Yum. This reminded me that I had some really old images of geoducks from my past. So, from the wayback machine, here I am (in the maroon sweatshirt) digging them up in 1973.
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Re: Geoducks

Post by drmoss_ca » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:17 am

Ooh, nasty! I bet the first person to eat one was very brave and very hungry!
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Re: Geoducks

Post by Rufus » Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:36 am

Yuk, very nasty looking. I’ll take your word that they’re delicious when properly prepared. Do I see a beard?
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Re: Geoducks

Post by churchilllafemme » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:09 am

Rufus wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:36 am
Yuk, very nasty looking. I’ll take your word that they’re delicious when properly prepared. Do I see a beard?
Yes, this was during my '5 acres and self-sufficiency' phase, before I got back into wet shaving.
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Re: Geoducks

Post by brothers » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:02 pm

I believe you completely when you say they taste good when prepared and cooked. However, after seeing them in their naked glory, I'll pass. But thanks for sharing the old photo.
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