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Clam Juice

When there's no time to shuck fresh littlenecks for a homemade seafood base, we reach for a jug of their juice.

What We Learned

When there’s no time to shuck fresh littlenecks and cherrystones for a homemade seafood base, we reach for a jug of their juice. Clam juice is made by briefly steaming fresh clams in salted water and filtering the resulting broth before bottling. Of the three brands we tried adding to our Garlicky Shrimp Pasta, only one sample garnered criticism for tasting “too strong” and “too cla...

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