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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 ...

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


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.

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 ...

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.

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


Jul 7, 2014 ... Before cooking, look over the mussels carefully. ... 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 anything.

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  ...

How To Prepare Fresh Mussels Like A Boss | The Huffington Post


Feb 22, 2012 ... 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.

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 ...

Closed mussels, eat or chuck? | TES Community


I'm cooking mussles tonight and won't be experimenting with eating the ... partly open before cooking and still partly open after cooking could ...

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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.



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, ...

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


Knowing tips on how to buy and clean mussels will empower you to make the best decisions ... Though simple to cook, just steam them for a couple minutes, if you know a little bit about ... If the shell doesn't open, the mussel isn't good, and you shouldn't eat it. ... This applies to purchases made before December 1, 2016.