National Clams on the Half Shell Day
About National Clams on the Half Shell Day
When is National Clams on the Half Shell Day? This holiday is always observed on March 31
Today is Clam on the Half Shell Day, a March 31 holiday. Boy, the world really needs a day like today. You must be elated that someone was smart enough, and had the insight, to create this day for us to enjoy and savor.
Clams are bi-valve mollusks. This family also includes mussels, oysters, and scallops. Clams live in shallow water just below the surface of a sandy or muddy sea bottom. They live in fresh or salt water. They are eaten cooked in a wide variety of recipes or eaten raw. Now, the only important thing you need to know is that they are delicious when prepared in any way you like them.
Did You Know? Clams have a life cycle of from 1 year to 500 years!
We hope that you like clams because the objective of the day is to enjoy clams on the half shell. Eat them on the half-shell raw, broiled, or steamed, It’s your choice. Clams Casino is the best-known recipe for eating them on the half shell. If you don’t like clams, don’t be sad or disappointed.
See our Clams Casino recipe.
Don’t hide in your shell today. Don’t clam up. Get out and celebrate this special day!
How to Celebrate National Clams on the Half Shell Day
- Enjoy a dozen calms on the half shelled, prepared in any manner you prefer.
- Better yet, have two dozen!
- To really enjoy this day, make them yourself.
“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.” – – Will Rogers
History and Origin of National Clams on the Half Shell Day
We researched this day in the early 2000s, and again in the early 2020s. Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.
We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is a true national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.
Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.
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