Mussels that have a strong, fishy smell, are tough and dry or have visibly broken shells are considered bad and should not be eaten. Mussels with shells that do not open during the...
How to Tell if Mussels Are Bad
Mussels are delicious and high in vitamins like B12, but there are plenty of stories about people getting sick after eating shellfish. Shellfish, including mussels, must be impeccably fresh when you eat them, or you will risk getting ill. The primary...
How to Tell if Mussels Are Bad. Mussels are delicious and high in vitamins like
B12, but there are plenty of stories about people getting sick after eating shellfish.
Jul 29, 2013 ... Mussels are alive, and you want them alive when you cook them. ... Start out by
checking which of the mussels are good (there are usually some that are bad) ...
However, if you purchase wild mussels, you should soak them in ...
Raw: open = bad, closed = good. Cooked: open = good, closed = bad. If you buy
mussels in from a fishmonger or in a supermarket, they ought to come cleaned ...
Though simple to cook, just steam them for a couple minutes, if you know a little
bit about ... An open shell itself does not mean the mussel is automatically bad.
Does mushy mussels mean they are bad? What causes .... I know it takes time
but I assure you that after I can enjoy my spaghetti with mussels.
Oct 29, 2008 ... If mussels are open before they've been cooked (and don't close up tightly ... then
they're dead, and not fresh enough to eat under any circumstance. ... them open (
I do so with clams that don't open) and now I know I'm right.
Apr 9, 2012 ... Most people who like to cook and eat mussels and clams know that ... the whole
tale about how if they don't open, it proves they were dead, ...