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Seaweed for Clambake in Calgary?

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RodVito Aug 3, 2011 03:54 PM

Does anyone know where I can get some Seaweed for a clambake? I've tried google, to no avail...any help is appreciated!

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    painperdu RE: RodVito Aug 3, 2011 04:18 PM

    Calgary? Home of charcoal and cattle? Not a noted clam location...maybe why no seaweed...it doesn't travel well unless it is dried in small packages

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      painperdu RE: RodVito Aug 3, 2011 05:17 PM

      Second thought...check in with a restaurant that does fresh fish or oysters, they might be or point you to a source. Good luck (or relocate your event to Tofino!)

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        Scary Bill RE: RodVito Aug 4, 2011 09:56 AM

        Try a fishmonger like Billingsgate. I understand that rockweed is sometimes used as a packing material for east coast seafood.

        But, it isn't really necessary for a clambake. And if you want a seaweed aroma, just put a few pieces of dulse in the steamer vessel with the clams and vegetables and any other seafood you're putting in.

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