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