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Mussels Myths Debunked | POPSUGAR Food


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?

Mussel myth an open and shut case › Dr Karl's Great Moments In ...


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 ...

Can I eat mussels if the shells are open before cooking? - Quora


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 ...

How to Buy and Clean Mussels: 8 Steps (with Pictures)


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.

food safety - How to tell if frozen mussels are good? - Seasoned ...


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.

How To Cook Mussels on the Stovetop — Cooking Lessons from ...


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 ...

How To Prepare Fresh Mussels Like A Boss | Huffington Post


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.

How To Cook Mussels - Green Lipped Mussel Oil


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.

Australian Mussels - Mythbusting


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  ...

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How to cook mussels | BBC Good Food


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 poisoning.

Throw Away Unopened Mussels? Who Says? - CulinaryLore.com


Apr 9, 2012 ... Most people who like to cook and eat mussels and clams know that they are ... cooking mussels until opened, or at least it seems he does. ... So, if before you cook it, the shell is open, that just means the mussel is chilling out.

Seafood: Is it safe to eat a mussel if the shell didn't open at all while ...


I think the vast majority of people are under the belief that one should discard them. Because of ... They should also be thrown away if the shell is open before cooking, and remains open even after you touch it. That also means the mussel is  ...