This is how Tyler makes clams sometimes for his mom when she comes to visit. I don’t really love clams but these are pretty good, and Dee and Henry LOVE them.
parsley) Melted butter for serving
Heat large pot on medium high, add bacon, and cook until fat is rendered and bacon crisp. Remove bacon and leave fat in pot. Add shallots or onion to bacon drippings & season w/ salt and pepper. Cook until translucent, stirring frequently.
Add wine & clams to pot. Cover and adjust heat to maintain light simmer. Cook until clams open, about 10 minutes.
Remove clams and broth to serving bowls, sprinkle
generously w/ chopped fresh herbs and bacon and serve with warmed butter.