hard-shell clam

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12 small hard-shell clams, suitable for steaming, scrubbed
Atlantic hard-shell clams are sold as little necks, cherrystones, and chowders, indicating their size.
New Zealand cockles are smaller than domestic hard-shell clams but have a bit higher ratio of meat to shell.
With hard-shell clams, oysters, or mussels, a tightly closed shell is the best indication.