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News from the Farm: 2021 Spring Announcements

News from the Farm: 2021 Spring Announcements

The season of renewal is here! If you’re like us you’re probably ready for sunny days, warm weather and a break from gray skies, cold winds and the news. We’ve got a LOT happening this spring and wanted to give you some updates. New Products: We’re proud to offer several new oyster kit sizes, caviar and a new hot sauce. They include: Smoked Stones Kit White Stones & Waders Kit The Fancy Feast Kit Red Clay Hot Sauce New Content: You asked and we listened! This spring you’ll start to see a ton of new content from us. It’s important...

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Hop into Brunch: Easter Brunch Oyster Recipes

Hop into Brunch: Easter Brunch Oyster Recipes

These delicious recipes will elevate any brunch menu. Try them this Easter with your post egg-hunt meal or any time you feel like having a fancy breakfast. Hangtown Fry A delicious oyster scramble made with fried oysters, eggs, veggies and more. Use Wandering Waders Premium Jarred Oysters or shuck your own if you’re having oysters on the half-shell too! Ingredients 6 oysters, shucked 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons cornmeal 4 strips bacon 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon butter 4 eggs, beaten kosher salt and cracked black pepper sliced scallions (optional garnish) sliced cherry tomatoes...

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Spring Renewal: Eating Local Is Easy

Spring Renewal: Eating Local Is Easy

With spring in bloom, now is the perfect time to freshen up what’s on your plate. Incorporating local foods into your diet can have dramatic health and ecological benefits. We pride ourselves on being stewards for the environment and constantly work to Better the Bay. Creating sustainable, nutritious food is obviously a huge part of what we do, and we know that our farm works within a larger cycle. When you choose to combine our fresh, farmed oysters with local produce and meats, you’re choosing to develop a diet that’s sustainable and responsible. Locally sourced foods reduce greenhouse gas emissions,...

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FAQ: Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters

FAQ: Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters

White Stone’s Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters are a great addition to your grocery list. Their versatility and convenience allow you to make dozens of meals, all without the hassle of shucking oysters. We’ve included some commonly asked questions below so you can plan when to order and be confident in storing and eating your Wandering Waders Premium Shucked Oysters. Shop Jarred Oysters How many oysters come in a jar? All jars contain between 50 and 60 fresh shucked oysters. The oysters are typically 1.5” or longer, ensuring you get meaty, plump oysters in every jar. How long will they...

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The Pride of St. Patrick’s: Guinness Battered Oysters

The Pride of St. Patrick’s: Guinness Battered Oysters

Corned beef and cabbage make way! There’s a new kid on the block this St. Patrick’s Day. These delicious Guinness battered oysters are a creative take on the traditional holiday fare. Oysters are often paired with stouts because of their complimentary flavors, you can read about our favorite oyster stouts here, and fried oysters are a favored appetizer for any seafood lover. Try this recipe this St. Patrick’s Day and don’t forget to wear your green! Ingredients 1/2 to 3/4 cup Guinness stout 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting the oysters Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper...

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Spring into Oysters! Our Favorite Springtime Recipes

Spring into Oysters! Our Favorite Springtime Recipes

As we celebrate the first days of Spring, we thought it would be appropriate to share some of our favorite springtime recipes. Oysters can be prepared in so many light and refreshing ways– it’s their versatility that makes them shine. As you welcome the sun and warm air, grab your shucker and try one of these flavorful dishes. Oyster & Mushroom Spring Stew Ingredients: 1/2 stick unsalted butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 bunch spring onions with green tops, sliced 1 cup assorted mushrooms, caps and tender stems, sliced & divided 1 quart chicken stock, low sodium 1 quart Wandering...

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Oysters Afield: Chasing Late Season Adventure

Oysters Afield: Chasing Late Season Adventure

Last month, we traded our boat hooks and waders for waxed canvas and double barrels. Like oystering, upland bird hunting is a cherished southern tradition. We met with some of our dear friends and headed for the lush foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Together, we went afield, chasing chukar and quail at Orapax Hunting Preserve. After a long day and with sore shoulders, we sat down to enjoy an amazing meal prepared by our friend Chef Jack Canter, made from our day’s harvest and of course, White Stone Oysters. Jack was gracious enough to share his recipes. Check them out...

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