“The coast of Maine’s rich in clams, one of the best areas being the Pennamaquan River and the Cobscook Bay. Folks here can tell by looking at a clam from which bay it was dug and during which recent tide!” –Lincoln House Country Inn, Dennysville, Maine
Combine cheese, clams, parsley, chives, garlic, and peppers and mix until well blended. For each serving, place bread slice in 6-ounce au gratin dish. Divide clam mixture among dishes. Broil until golden brown and bubbly or bake at 425 degrees F for 10 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly. Serve immediately.