An Oyster Life (Blog) — Recipes

Make it For Mom: An Easy Mother’s Day Oyster Roast

Make it For Mom: An Easy Mother’s Day Oyster Roast

Where would we be without our mothers? Mother’s Day is a chance for us to celebrate all of the work, love and compassion our moms have invested in us. So, this Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of time together and make a tasty low country oyster roast the whole family can enjoy. The beauty of the low country oyster roast is in the joy that comes with social eating. Gather ‘round a picnic table and share fond memories.  Ingredients: Oysters (we recommend about 12 per person) Burlap or a towel soaked in water Cocktail sauce Saltine crackers Steps: Preheat...

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It’s Taco Time: Fried Oyster Tacos Recipe

It’s Taco Time: Fried Oyster Tacos Recipe

One of the powers of the oyster is its ability to be used in so many dishes. From casseroles to grilled delights, the oyster is limitless. Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, we’re bringing you this flavorful recipe from Beyond Mere Sustenance. Enjoy these crispy fried oysters paired with a bright citrus salsa. Don’t forget– for a quick meal, use our Wandering Waders Jarred Oysters. What You’ll Need: Citrus Salsa A variety of citrus (see Tips) Fresno or jalapeno chiles Scallions Cilantro Lime Sea salt and pepper Fried Oysters Oysters Egg Buttermilk Cornmeal Salt and pepper Coconut or vegetable...

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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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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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Shuck N’ Slide: The Ultimate Fried Oyster Slider

Shuck N’ Slide: The Ultimate Fried Oyster Slider

Earlier this month, we joined Chef Tim Bereika of Kitchen & Craft in his kitchen to create the ultimate fried oyster slider. Made with our Wandering Waders Premium Jarred Oysters, this delicious delicacy comes together quickly and without all the muss and fuss involved with using shelled oysters. Get the recipe below! OYSTER BREADING Makes a little over 3 Cups of breading Wondra Flour, 1 3/4 Cup or 10 oz. Cornmeal, 1 1/4 Cup or 7.5 oz. Baking Powder, 1 Tbsp. or 1/2 oz. Sea Salt, 1 tbsp. + 1 tsp. or 2/3 oz. Black Pepper, 1/2 tsp. Mix all...

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