How to Clean Clams before Steaming?

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Martha Stewart has an easy way to get rid of sand in clams. Prepare them for steaming by placing them in a large bowl and sprinkling cornmeal over them. Add warm water to the bowl to cover clams and they will open to get rid of the sand.
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