The cool autumnal air is rolling in and I am loving it! There are many reasons that I love this season, and this past weekend was certainly at the top of the list. My husband and I hosted our first ever clambake. If you’ve never been to a clambake, I’m sorry.
A fall clambake in Cleveland generally consists of close friends and family, a very large steamer pot packed with bags of clams, sweet potatoes, corn on the cob, and unpredictable weather. It’s all part of the fun. Part of a successful clambake is only inviting your closest of relations so they know your hosting style and don’t expect adequate tables, or dry seating.
We learned a lot this year, and will be spending the next 20+ years perfecting our clambaking craft. While we were steaming clams, we may have also been tossing around some reading suggestions. Here are some suggestions you could pass along to your guests at your next social gathering: