Cousin Clam Digging Feast

My dear cousin Elisabeth is freaking amazing. Why, just the other day, she dug up, killed, dismembered, cooked and overconsumed some massive razor clams. This is her story (and recipe!) This is what Grist.com says about her:

Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan is Grist’s “Greenie Pig” — weathering all manner of inconvenience and insult in the name of forging a more eco-friendly life. She is a freelance writer and former editor at Backpacker magazine. Her writing has also appeared in 5280 (Denver’s city magazine), Women’s Adventure, and Spry.

Adorable little cousins in Stoughton

Early August 1987 in Stoughton, WI. Elisabeth, left, age 5, me, right, age 4. We were inspecting shells.

In my Homemade Jam for Christmas post I gushed about her a bit too. She has always had this thing about mollusks, though. See?

Read on for the full story and recipes…

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