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It’s Wedding Season on Cape Cod

It might be winter, but we are in the middle of wedding season here at Clambakes, Etc. It’s true we’re not actually catering many clambakes this time of year, but we are getting ready for the season ahead. And since many couples choose early summer for their big events, Jason is busy meeting with future […]

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Winter is Cape Scallop Season

The start of the winter can mean just one thing on Cape Cod: it’s time for Cape scallops. Also known as bay scallops, these sweet and tiny shellfish come into season on Nantucket––where ours are harvested––on November 1. The season closes on March 31. The cold waters of Nantucket Sound are the perfect breeding ground […]

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When Oysters Are at their Best

Most of us New Englanders know that the old adage that oysters should only be eaten in months that have the letter “r” in them is not really true: we enjoy oysters here all year round. The saying originated before refrigeration was common. It made sense then because oysters would keep longer out of the […]

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A Pit-Style Clambake, No Beach Required

Did you know you don’t need a beach to throw an old-school pit-style clambake? Still, there are a few things to think about if a pit-style bake is what you want. For one thing, there’s the pit. Not everyone is ready to see that happen smack in the middle of their back yard. We don’t […]

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Starting a Summer Tradition

It’s true a lot of people plan clambakes for big events like weddings. But we’ve noticed that very often by the time the revelers tuck into their lobsters they’re already planning next year’s bake. We love it when our customers realize that a clambake doesn’t have to be an epic party. It has to be […]

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The First Bakes of Spring

We love those first bakes of spring. People are happy just to be outside. And with the grills cranked up and lobsters steaming, even if it’s still chilly out, the vibe says summer is just around the corner. You know we’re all about the chowder, lobsters, and all the rest, but did you know we […]

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A Wicked Short Winter

In spite of all that snow and wind, winters can sure seem short here on Cape Cod. In December, we took a drive up to Bar Harbor, Maine, where the Donovans––the original owners of Wicked Good––taught us their recipe for making one addictive crab dip. That’s right, we’re whipping up Wicked Good Crab Dip right […]

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