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Our Savory & Stewpendous Recipe for Oyster Stew

Our Savory & Stewpendous Recipe for Oyster Stew

Oyster stew is a hearty, delicious and easy meal perfect for dreary winter days. Like fried chicken and BBQ, oyster stew recipes vary greatly by region. It’s also a traditional dish for Christmas Eve and Thanksgiving dating back to the 19th century. When early settlers arrived, they were greeted by an exploding oyster population. They were so ubiquitous in fact, that 700 million oysters were harvested in 1880 alone. As they became more familiar with the delicious bivalve, more and more recipes were developed, and oyster stew was born. Check out our recipe below and tag on Instagram us if...

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Oysters & Fire – A Magical Combination

Oysters & Fire – A Magical Combination

It’s fire pit season and as you cozy up to get warm, consider tossing a few oysters on the fire for a delicious treat. Fire-cooked oysters enjoy the unique flavor profile of their merroir combined with the smoky, raw flavor of fire cooked foods. Try these recipes to get started or come up with your own! Coal Roasted Oysters Photo Credit: Over the Fire Cooking Ingredients: 1/2 dozen of fresh oysters shucked 1/4 cup of parsley finely chopped 3 tbsp of butter 2 tbsp of Parmesan cheese 1 tsp of garlic powder 1 tsp of black pepper 1 tbsp of sea salt Dash of hot sauce Ice  Steps: Shuck oysters and place on some ice...

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The Power of Pairings: What to Serve with Your Oysters

The Power of Pairings: What to Serve with Your Oysters

Oysters are an incredible food if for no other reason than their versatility. They can stand on their own or be paired with a myriad of different options to suit just about any taste. We broke down some pairing below to help you discover some new options. It’s important to know that an oyster’s merroir is what makes it so unique. This flavoring reflects their environment, what they eat, the salinity of the water they’re in and even the seasons. It varies greatly by region. As a result, something that goes great with our oysters, may not work as well...

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Table Tip: Creating an Oyster Snack Spread for the Holidays

Table Tip: Creating an Oyster Snack Spread for the Holidays

While the holidays are certainly going to feel different this year, there’s no reason to deny yourself the comforts of home. There are few things more enjoyable in this world than spending a special morning watching movies, opening presents and snacking with family. The holiday charcuterie board has become a staple on many tables, but this guide shows you how to add fresh oysters to the mix.  The inspiration for this seafood charcuterie board comes from Chef Christ Cosentino of Jackrabbit. A combination of charcuterie board and seafood tower, part warm bread, sausages, chilis and of course fresh oysters.  Here...

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2020 Gift Guide: WhiteStone Oysters

2020 Gift Guide: WhiteStone Oysters

Not sure what to get the oyster nut, farm-to-table loving person in your family? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out our 2020 holiday gift guide below! WhiteStone Hoodies & Crews They’re literally fresh off the press. These super comfy designs are printed on a super-soft poly cotton blend that holds it shape and color. We’ve revitalized our ‘shuck ‘em all’ graphic with the hunter orange treatment to keep you visible on the bay or in the field and added our collegiate “WhiteStone” design, perfect for the gym, lounging at the house or hanging at the cookout. Shop both...

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5 Ways to Enjoy Oysters This Holiday

5 Ways to Enjoy Oysters This Holiday

Tis’ the season for everything delicious. From turkey, roast duck and stuffing to sweets and pies the holidays are made for food. As it so happens, oysters are one of the greatest celebration foods. Winter oysters tend to be sweeter and crisper than at any other point during the year. They’re so popular, in fact, that in many countries- like France, up to 70% of their total annual oyster consumption happens over the holidays. Our savory, miso oysters are perfect for offsetting rich holiday foods. Here are 5 easy ways to dress your oysters for your holiday feast: Chili Fried...

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December Shipping Calendar

December Shipping Calendar

Plan your December oyster orders with our handy shipping calendar! Don't forget, we offer free Fed Ex 2nd Day air shipping! Saturday deliveries are available for a $30 flat rate, and we can always rush your order for a $20 flat rate.  Have other questions about how to keep or store oysters? Check out our FAQ page. 

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