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?
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 ...
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 its abductor ...
Though simple to cook, just steam them for a couple minutes, if you know a little
bit about ... Bypass mussels that have their shells open and that will not close. ...
As with all seafood, the meat is fresher if you can prepare and eat it right away.
Is it normal for frozen mussels to not open their shells when cooked? If it is
normal, is there a way to tell if they are safe to eat? ... You should, however, be
careful to remove any mussels that have opened before cooking, as they'll be
dead and ... If he's alive, that will scare the little sucker, and he'll close.
Jul 7, 2014 ... but if the majority of the mussels are open or show cracked shells, move on to
another ... Before cooking, look over the mussels carefully. ... As long as you have
some sort of liquid to steam the mussels, you can do anything.
Jul 29, 2013 ... Squeeze the open mussels with your fingers or tap the ones that are ... they are
best to eat fresh, you can save the cooked mussels for up to 3 ...
Jul 16, 2015 ... But before you start cooking, there a few things you need to know about ... This is
easy to do — just tap the shell on a hard surface, and if it closes it's good to eat. ...
The mussels should open between five and seven minutes.
You can never be sure about the state of the mussel before it was frozen once it
has ... Mussels with open shells may be dead and therefore dangerous to eat.
Mussels that don't open are OK to eat – sometimes they just hang on harder! ...
Closed mussels can be cooked a little longer or the shell prised open with a knife