lbs. mussels, cleaned and debearded
1½ lb. lobsters
ears husked corn
lbs. littleneck clams
lbs. new potatoes
Optional seasonings: bay leaf, basil, oregano and garlic
Put linguica and bacon in the bottom of alarge steamer pot. Add clams and mussels. Top with potatoes. Sprinkle in seasonings. Top with the corn and lobsters. Add beer. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes, shaking the pot often. After 15 minutes, check potatoes. When potatoes are done, take out lobsters and corn and set aside. Scoop out the rest of the ingredients into individual platters. Arrange the lobster and corn around the edge and serve with melted butter.