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Old 12-26-2011, 04:37 AM   #241
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i'm with ya there, addie, although i've never felt a wiggle. and i'll add tobasco to live cherrystones, or just a little lemon to little or topnecks.

i have no problem downing 2 dozen bluepoints, malpeques, or belons, au naturel.
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Old 12-26-2011, 04:47 AM   #242
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i'm with ya there, addie, although i've never felt a wiggle. and i'll add tobasco to live cherrystones, or just a little lemon to little or topnecks.

i have no problem downing 2 dozen bluepoints, malpeques, or belons, au naturel.
I hear that two dozen are just the tip of curing a hangover. I have never had an alcoholic drink, but if I do, I will gladly go that route.
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Old 12-26-2011, 09:45 AM   #243
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Nope, no raw oysters or clams for me, not if the clams are a similar texture to the oysters. I have tried raw oyster, they were like sea water flavoured snot. I would eat it if I were starving, but that's about it.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:22 AM   #244
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I think Taxlady has the right term "Raw". I don't think that after opening an oyster or clam and cutting the abductor(sp) muscle, so they are loose in the half-shell, they are actually sitll alive.

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Old 12-26-2011, 10:45 AM   #245
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I think Taxlady has the right term "Raw". I don't think that after opening an oyster or clam and cutting the abductor(sp) muscle, so they are loose in the half-shell, they are actually sitll alive.

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That was my thought.
They sure don't move. And you would think they would after a few drops of tabasco and some horseradish is put on them
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Old 12-26-2011, 12:46 PM   #246
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Nope, no raw oysters or clams for me, not if the clams are a similar texture to the oysters. I have tried raw oyster, they were like sea water flavoured snot. I would eat it if I were starving, but that's about it.
That's the reason for the lemon juice, to cut the snottiness.

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I think Taxlady has the right term "Raw". I don't think that after opening an oyster or clam and cutting the abductor(sp) muscle, so they are loose in the half-shell, they are actually sitll alive.
Sure they're alive. Cutting a muscle isn't going to kill them. They need to siphon water to get oxygen and food, but even depriving them from oxygen won't kill them right away. I've seen them on ice at the seafood counter and you take them home and they'll still open up. You throw away the ones that won't open because they're dead. I'm sure when you eat fresh clams they're still alive as your chewing rips them apart.
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Old 12-26-2011, 01:44 PM   #247
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I'm sure when you eat fresh clams they're still alive as your chewing rips them apart.
PETA is on the way! Yikes!
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:44 AM   #248
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PETA is on the way! Yikes!
Imagaine what they would say if they knew I worked on a mink farm for four days.
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:04 AM   #249
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Imagaine what they would say if they knew I worked on a mink farm for four days.
OMG, I'm sorry ma'am, you'll have to "assume the position" while I pat you down for tools of cruelty or inhumane foods. Against the wall now, don't make me call the PETA police.




PS: Is it true what I hear about minks being much like bunnies in one regard?
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Imagaine what they would say if they knew I worked on a mink farm for four days.
I presume mink is something nobody wants to see on their plate.
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