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Have You Ever Shucked a Scallop?

On last Thursday's episode of Hell's Kitchen, Gordon Ramsay showed the chefs how to shuck scallops. I found the brief lesson to be incredibly informative, as I'd never shucked a scallop before. Have you?

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cutefactory cutefactory 8 years
There should be an option for "I eat shellfish but don't plan to shuck them"
marie-lee marie-lee 8 years
Nope...when I needed shucking done I find someone else to do it for me...(insert shifty look here! lol!)
miznic miznic 8 years
I bet I'd suck at shucking.
fuzzles fuzzles 8 years
Instead of a protective glove, I'd need a protective body suit and a helmet!
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Don't eat 'em. The only thing I've ever shucked was corn.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 8 years
Never shucked anything!
partysugar partysugar 8 years
I've shucked oysters, but never scallops. It's on my list of things to do.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Shellfish+me= :sick:
verily verily 8 years
Do clams count? I really have no desire to learn how to shuck an oyster or scallop. All I can envision is clumsy me slicing my palms open.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
since i don't eat fish, i haven't ever shucked, but i've seen it done a million times. i guess that it's a skill to be able to do it quickly.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I don't really want to learn how to do a scallop, because I don't feel like I'll need to, but I really want to learn to shuck an oyster.
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