bay scallop


Definition of bay scallop 

: a scallop (Argopecten irradians) of U.S. coastal and estuarine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico that is harvested commercially for food

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The highlight of a visit to D’Berto’s kitchen is a plate of black zamburiñas, bay scallops served grilled in the shell, with coral intact, which combine intense salinity with a hint of sweetness. Tom Downey, WSJ, "A Spanish Food and Wine Region Comes Alive Again," 6 Dec. 2018 Though the dishes are constantly changing, expect items like porcini with egg yolk fudge in a wild mushroom broth, and bay scallop with celtuce, pine nuts, and little gem. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "32 Best Restaurants in San Francisco," 1 Mar. 2018 The menu will consist of fish and chips or fried shrimp at $10, baked haddock or bay scallops at $11, fried clams at $14, a seafood platters at $17 and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam-Killingly Edition," 2 July 2018 Dover sole, Nantucket bay scallops, and Maryland crab cakes were a few of the dishes offered using food from all of the Four Seasons' own purveyors. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "The Team Behind the Old Four Seasons Is Putting Together a New One," 28 Mar. 2017 This version calls for fresh salmon and bay scallops. Jeanmarie Brownson,, "2 do-ahead fish soup bases make for easy dinner parties — just add garnishes at the end," 6 Feb. 2018 Offerings could include Iberico char siu pork or dumplings with caviar, sea urchin, bay scallop, and trout roe. NBC News, "In San Francisco's Chinatown, a food hall wants to showcase the best of China," 5 Feb. 2018 The menu will consist of fish and chips at $10, baked haddock or bay scallops at $11, fried clams at $14, fried or baked sea scallops at $14, seafood platters at $17 and more. Courant Community, "Community News For The Putnam Edition," 26 Dec. 2017 Add 1 pound bay scallops and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until opaque throughout. Atlanta Life, ajc, "7 Day Menu Planner," 1 Dec. 2017

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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