Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Shellfish

A New Shrimp Cocktail

I’ve never understood the popularity of the conventional shrimp cocktail. After all, boiling is the worst way to cook shrimp—it removes, not adds, flavor and produces a rubbery texture. And […]

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Grilled Octopus

The fire brings out the sweetness of the delicate white meat, which in turn absorbs the flavors of olive oil, oregano, and charcoal without surrendering its own. Cleaning and tenderizing […]

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What Every Griller Needs to Know About Clams

Avoid any clams (or other bivalves for that matter) with cracked shells or gapped shells that fail to close in a few seconds when you tap two clams together. Remember […]

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Grilled Littleneck Clams with Linguiça

Linguiça (Portuguese sausage) was brought to Martha’s Vineyard and Massachusetts in the 19th century by Portuguese seafarers who came to New England to work the whaling ships.

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Grilled Clam and Pepper Kebabs

These simple but vibrant clam and pepper kebabs are from the Hama sushi restaurant in Venice, California.

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Grilled Lobster

Now that you know how to steam a lobster, it’s time to fire up to the grill. But don’t take my word for it: visit any beachside shack in Greece […]

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