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How To: Make stuffed quahogs (stuffed clams)

Quahogs (or guahaugs) are hard-shelled, edible clams found primarily on the east coast of North America. They're known generally as just clam in the United States. But how do you eat them? And what's the best way to eat them? What do you do with a bucket full of quahogs?

How To: Make beer steamed lobster tails

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make beer steamed lobster tails. For a meal viewers will need: bread potatoes, bread, beer and lobster tail. Steam up the beer and boil the lobster tail until it has a red colored shell. Once finished, serve the lobster tail with potato bread on each plate. The bread will be in the middle. The beer will be the beverage. Users may choose to add other treats or recipes to this meal. This is a typical dinner meal. This video will benefit those viewers...

How To: Do a crab boil

The chefs at the food channel are going to show you how to do a crab boil the best way possible. First, you are going to need a large pot connected to propane gas and to fill it up with 8 gallons of water to boil. Next, you want to add the seasonings to the pot which are, 2 cups of salt, a healthy amount of black peppercorn, 4 bags of seafood pickling mixtures, 3 small bottles of cooking oil, and a nice amount of hot sauce for some kick. You want to add the top back to the pot and let that si...

How To: Make Filipino laing (taro leaves & fish)

Panlasangpinoy shows how to make Filipino laing. You will need the following ingredients dried taro leaves, pork, shrimp, shrimp paste, onions, chili pepper, ginger, garlic and coconut milk. Bring the coconut milk to a boil, then add your garlic, ginger, and onion. Then add your pork and shrimp paste, pepper. Let simmer and add your fish sauce and dried taro leaves. Let it cook for another 15 minutes and add your shrimp. Simmer for a few minutes the plate and serve.

How To: Make Pakistani prawn biryani

Here is another fantastic Pakistani recipe. Prawn biryani is a dish of prawns, rice and seasoning made in a Pakistani style. These prawns are sure to be full of flavor with lots of colorful seasonings and vegetables all cooked together.

How To: Make Thai street vendor style shrimp fried rice

Thai street vendor food can be quiet inexpensive, not to mention absolutely delicious! But what is their secret to these sidewalk dishes? Here is a basic fried rice commonly made by street vendors and fine restaurants alike. It's best to use day-old rice that's been cooked and sitting at room temperature (just leave it in the rice cooker for best results). We add roasted chile paste which gives a perfect, authentic flavor which is just a tad spicy. Try making some Thai shrimp fried rice.

How To: Cook Chinese shrimp chip snacks

These delicious chips make the perfect snack! Follow along with this Asian cooking how-to video to learn how to make Chinese shrimp chip snacks. This shrimp chips are sure to be a hit with your family. The ingredients you will need for this recipe are store bought shrimp chips and oil.

How To: Male shrimp ceviche with lime and lemon juice

In this cooking how-to video Chef Mario shows you a new way to prepare shrimp with citrus. Follow along with this cooking lesson and learn how to make shrimp ceviche. This is dish that requires the shrimp or any other seafood to sit in an acid solution (such as lemon or limes) over night allowing it to cook the raw meat. Watch how easy it is to make shrimp ceviche.

How To: Prepare and eat Portuguese style periwinkle snails

Periwinkle are one of the most overlooked and underrated members of the seafood family. Try this Portuguese and Asian treat you can find on the rocks near salt water. Watch this how to video to learn how to prepare this escargot with garlic powder, pepper and a little seaweed. Prepare and eat Portuguese style periwinkle snails.

How To: Make shrimp scampi

Shrimp Scampi is great as finger food or served over pasta! It takes just minutes to cook. Try this scrumptious shrimp recipe seasoned with white wine, clam juice, lemon and spices. I know you're going to enjoy this one!

How To: Make grilled shrimp and scallop skewers

A shellfish lovers' dream come true from Morton's steakhouse! For this recipe, you will need: 12 scallops, 12 large fresh shrimp, 1 1/2 cups beurre blanc, salt and pepper. To make the beurre blanc, you will need: 2 tablespoons shallots, 1/4 cup white wine, 1/4 cup lemon juice or vinegar, 4 ounces butter, white pepper, 2 large bell peppers, salt and pepper. Make grilled shrimp and scallop skewers.

How To: Make a Homard Á L'Américaine - lobster with wine, tomatoes and herbs

A tribute to Julia Child that you will love for its intense flavor! For this dish, you will need: 3 live lobsters or 6 lobster tails, olive oil, 1 medium carrot, 1 medium onion, 3 tablespoon minced shallots, 1 clove mashed garlic, 1/3 cup cognac, 1 tablespoon chopped tomatoes, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1 cup fish stock, 2 cups dry white wine, 2 tablespoons parsley, 1 tablespoon tarragon, 6 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, juice from 1/2 a lemon, salt and pepper. Make a Homar...

How To: Cook the traditional Peruvian causa dish

This is a dish with both a rich history and rich flavor, and you'll fall in love with it the first time you make it. For this dish, you will need: 2 pounds Peruvian potatoes, 1/2 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons aji Amarilla (yellow Peruvian hot pepper paste), juice from 2 1/2 limes, 8 ounces crab meat, 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, botija olives, 1 avocado, 1 hard boiled egg, 8 cherry tomatoes and rocoto hot pepper sauce. Cook the traditional Peruvian causa dish.

How To: Cook a delicious Parmesan and shrimp scampi

The Italians certainly know how to cook their shrimp. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound shrimp, 1 stick butter, 1/4 cup olive oil, 4 1/2 tablespoons fresh parsley, 1/2 cup fresh basil, 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and Italian Parmesan breadcrumbs. Cook a delicious Parmesan and shrimp scampi.

How To: Make shrimp with grits and red eye gravy

Looking for a unique Cajun dish that isn't gumbo or jambalaya? You found it - shrimp with grits and red eye gravy! For the grits, you will need: 1/2 pound butter, 1 cup grits, 1 quart milk, salt and pepper. For the gravy, you will need 1 1/2 pounds andouille sausage, 1 onion, vegetable oil, 1 quart chicken stock, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, Magic Seasoning blend, hot sauce, 1 cup strong black coffee, salt and pepper. For the shrimp, you will need: 12-15 small shrimp, olive oil and Mag...

How To: Make a flavorful bacon wrapped cod and smoky mussels

Bacon makes everything better, especially this flavorful dish! To make this, you will need: 2 cod fillets, 8 strips hickory bacon, canola oil, 1 pound mussels, 1/3 bottle smoky beer, 2 chopped Roma tomatoes, thyme, 1 tablespoon minced shallot, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, 3 stalks broccolini, salt and pepper. Make a flavorful bacon wrapped cod and smoky mussels.

How To: Make BBQ style New Orleans shrimp

It says BBQ, but you can make this dish on your stovetop! For this Cajun classic, you will need: 2 1/2 pounds head-on shrimp, 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 cup chardonnay, 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 2 teaspoons lemon pepper, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 2 teaspoons granulated garlic, 1 tablespoon dried oregano, 4 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, 2 tablespoonsn Worcestershire sauce, 2 bay leaves, 3/4 cup heavy cream, salt and pepper. Make BBQ style New Orleans shrimp.

How To: Make a Cajun crawfish etouffee straight out of the French Quarter

The longer you let this New Orleans classic sit, the better it will taste. For this dish, you will need: 2 sticks butter, 1 cup olive oil, 3 chopped onions, 3 stalks celery, 2 green peppers, 10 cloves of garlic, 2 bay leaves, 1 can Rotel tomatoes, 1 can diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, salt, cayenne pepper. juice from 1 lemon, 3 pounds peeled crawfish tailes, 1/2 cup chopped parsley and 1/2 cup chopped scallions. Make a Cajun crawfish etouffee straight out of the French Qua...

How To: Cook fresh soft shell crab in a caper and brown butter sauce

Keep an eye out for when these crabs are in season, they're a delicious entree! For this recipe, you will need: 2 cups flour, 2 cups cornstarch, 2 cups semolina, a pinch of cayenne pepper, 1 1/2 tablespoons salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 lemon, 1/2 cup capers, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, 2 soft shell crabs, canola oil, unsalted butter, garlic and shallots. Cook fresh soft shell crab in a caper and brown butter sauce.

How To: Make the Chinese appetizer crab rangoon at home

A traditional Chinese appetizer that is not difficult to make. You will need: 4 ounces of cream cheese, 1 scallion, 1 ounces imitation crab meat, salt, white pepper, chicken broth powder, a few drops of sesame oil and 1 package of thick egg roll or wonton wrappers. Make the Chinese appetizer crab rangoon at home.

How To: Make jiaozi dumplings out of crab meat

This recipe yields 30 jiaozi with a variety of sauces, so it's the perfect party dish. You will need: 1/2 cup crab meat, 1 cup grated green cabbage, 1 tablespoon minced ginger, 2 tablespoons cilantro, 1 tablespoon sweet chili paste, 1 package wonton wrappers, 2 lightly beaten eggs and one box of corn starch. Make jiaozi dumplings out of crab meat.

How To: Make fresh and buttery clams casino

A delicious and elegant appetizer for a party. To make these, you will need: 2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 green pepper, 1 ounce pimentos, Tabasco sauce, 20 raw shucked littleneck clams, 1/3 cup white wine, Old Bay seasoning, Panko breadcrumbs, 12 pieces smoked thick cut bacon, salt, pepper and lemon wedges. Make fresh and buttery clams casino.

How To: Make tea infused oyster escabeche for Valentine's Day

Perfect for a Valentine's Day dinner! You will need 12 fresh oysters, dry white wine, cava vinegar, grape seed oil and rooibus tea with bergamot. For the emulsion, you will need egg, canola oil, lemon juice, saffron, dry white wine, garlic and Tabasco sauce. Garnish with chives, grains of paradise, esplette chili and herb flowers. Make tea infused oyster escabeche for Valentine's Day.

How To: Make a delicious baked stuffed lobster

Perfect for an elegant dinner party, or just a romantic night in. Even if you've never cooked lobster before, this tutorial makes it easy. Stuff it with lobster, crab, shrimp and scallops and then bake it with butter and lemon. Make a delicious baked stuffed lobster.

How To: Make Zanata's Famous Crab Cakes

This Crab Cake recipe comes from one of my favorite places in Rockwall, Texas called Zanata. You can't go wrong fwith anything on the menu. Its always fantastic or wunderbar, as you would say in German. So, let's get started.

How To: Make a winning spicy country shrimp and grits dish

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a winning spicy country shrimp and grits dish. This is a classic southern dish with a Latin twist with some heat! To start, take your shrimp and peel and de-vein them. Add some Cajun seasoning and set aside. Then, grab some cream and pour it into a pan with salt, pepper, hot sauce, chili flakes, and salt. Then, heat up a pan with some Andouille sausage and let the grits thicken up. Pour the shrimp into the pan with the sausage and then heat up together. ...