The Bakemasters Do The Clam
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Meet two of the leading Bakemasters - as in Clambake - in Rhode Island and maybe the world. Captain Vinny of the Warren (RI) Fire Brigades has been putting on clambakes at the local firehouses for decades. Similar to the super-secret chili recipes firehouses are famous for all over the nation, in our part of New England its the clambake secrets - what kind of sausage goes with that seafood, how long are the fires burning, which gets put first on the hot rocks that do the cooking, and how many games of horseshoes and how much beer will we need before the whole thing is ready! Capt Vinny says if you ask ten bakemasters you will get ten answers and they will all be absolutely right! So we asked legendary Newport (RI) bakemaster T.R. McGrath who goes back generations for some of his secrets. Listen and try to find out who puts on the ultimate clambake.