Clams in white wine
4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 large cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 pound pancetta, cut into small pieces, available at deli counter
100 littleneck clams, cleaned
2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley, a couple of handfuls
Heat a big pot with tight fitting lid over medium high heat.
Add oil, garlic and pancetta and brown pancetta for 3 minutes.
Add clams to the pot and 2 cup of wine.
Cover and let the clams steam until they open, 5 to 10 minutes.
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I make this every Christmas and New years.