1. Scallops are almost always sold shucked.The only part we usually eat is the adductor muscle, which closes the shell. If live scallops in the shell are available,leave the orange, crescent-shaped coral attached to the adductor muscle when shucking.
2. There are two main kinds of scallops:
Bay scallops: Small,with delicate flavor and texture; expensive; 32 to 40 per pound (70 to 88 per kilogram) on average.
Sea scallops: Larger, not as delicate as bay scallops, but still tender unless overcooked; 10 to 15 per pound (22 to 33 per kilogram) on average.
3. Scallops are creamy white in color and have a sweet flavor.
4. They are available all year.
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