Wicked Good Lobstah Suppah, paht 2 – flex those curry mussels

Sooo, stinkin’ delicious!

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Do not get me wrong here, I like clams. I like a good clam chowder and fried clams on the beach dipped in some tangy tartar sauce; but if I had to choose my favorite mollusk, this kid from Maine would not choose the clam. This kid would choose its dark cousin, the mussel.

As a kid I remember collecting mussels from the beach and dissecting them, perhaps morbid to some, but they are curious little creatures, occasionally you would even find a purl. With a taste similar to a clam, they are not as sweet and do not seem so… is gamey the right word to use here?

Anyway, recently I was co-hosting a lobster feast at a friend’s house and when ordering the lobster, I decided I would also order some of my favorite purly purple mollusks. With 6 pounds on the way, I figured I would…

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