One of the most common uses for clam juice is as a cooking liquid for seafood dishes. Some chefs also use it as a substitute for fish stock, which can get expensive. A dash of juice from a clam may also be added to foods for a hint of a briny flavor without an overwhelming sense of seafood. Some savory cocktails also call for it. One popular clam juice product combines it with tomato juice for use as a mixer in drinks.
The Scungilli is a large mollusk with spiral shells, found along the Italian shoreline. Out of the can, LaMonica Scungilli are delicious in salad with sun dried tomatoes, olives, and capers. Simmered in marinara sauce, hot tomato sauce or wine sauce, Scungilli are great over pasta or risotto. Finely chopped, these LaMonica canned Scungilli are perfect for conch fritters!