Cherrystone clams are hardshell clams with a sweet, briny, ocean flavor. Similar to their East Coast cousins, the topneck and littleneck, but their larger size tends to make them a little chewier. Cherrystones are excellent for clams casino, and good for chowder or pasta sauces.
- Our cherrystone clams are harvested along the Atlantic coast of New York and delivered live.
- Cherrystone clam stocks are not depleted or experiencing overfishing.
- Cherrystone, topneck, and littleneck clams are all the same species of Atlantic hard shells, or quahogs. The name refers to the size.
- The shells were once highly valued and used as currency for Native Americans.
21 ounces per dozen
See Packaging section of our FAQ page.
To clean, or purge the clams of sand and sediment, we recommend soaking clams in salted water in the fridge for 30 minutes before cooking.
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. We recommend cooking your seafood to an internal temperature of 145°F for 15 seconds.