Oct 29, 2008 ... If mussels are open before they've been cooked (and don't close up ... Will this
new piece of information change the way you eat the shellfish?
Is it always necessary to throw out open mussels that will not close after soaking?
... generally so expensive that you can't learn to love cooking and eating them. ...
of advice--don't remove the byssal threads (the beard) until just before cooking.
Sort through mussels, tapping any that are open lightly on a surface to see if ...
open, or any that are damaged (they have perished and are not safe to eat). ...
Consuming mussels that have perished before cooking can cause food
Jun 19, 2016 ... it is a myth Mussel myth an open and shut case. To summarize, there are a small
percentage (11.5%) of mussels that when tested will not relax ...
Oct 29, 2008 ... First, that you should eat them only in months that had the letter 'R' in ... These
mussels opened before they had been cooked long enough to ...
Jul 7, 2014 ... Also discard any mussels that don't open after cooking. ... Follow this simple
advice: before cooking, shells closed; after cooking, shells open. ... As long as
you have some sort of liquid to steam the mussels, you can do ...
Knowing tips on how to buy and clean mussels will empower you to make the
best ... Though simple to cook, just steam them for a couple minutes, if you know
a little bit ... If the shell doesn't open, the mussel isn't good, and you shouldn't eat
There's no better way to cook mussels and clams than steaming, and the ... Once
you have them in hand, stick your nose in the bag and take a good whiff. ... clams
gape open, they're inevitably full of sand and should be encouraged to ...
Eliminate any dead clams or mussels before steaming because a bad one can
ruin the ...
Jul 29, 2013 ... Mussels are alive, and you want them alive when you cook them. ... this is a myth,
and that these mussels can be pried open and safely eaten, ...
Apr 9, 2012 ... Most people who like to cook and eat mussels and clams know that ...
Interestingly, he does recommend cooking mussels until opened, ... So, if before
you cook it, the shell is open, that just means the mussel is chilling out.