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It’s Shuckin’ Love: Recipes for the White Stone Valentines Oyster Kit

It’s Shuckin’ Love: Recipes for the White Stone Valentines Oyster Kit

Happy Valentine’s Day! Our romantic Valentine’s oyster kit is the perfect way to show your partner they’re the oyster of your eye. Below are two recipes meant to be used with our kit. If you didn’t purchase the kit but still want to try the recipes, don’t worry. We’ve included ingredients lists for each. Champagne Mignonette Ingredients: 1 shallot, minced ½ cup Champagne vinegar 2 Tbsp. Champagne or sparkling wine ½ Tsp. ground black pepper White Stone Oysters (Shucked on the half shell or jarred) Steps: Place all ingredients in a small bowl. Stir until well mixed. Cover and chill...

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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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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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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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Shuck & Stuff- The Ultimate Oyster Stuffing Round Up

Shuck & Stuff- The Ultimate Oyster Stuffing Round Up

Stuffing is as essential to Thanksgiving as turkey on the table. This year, try something different by making a delicious oyster stuffing. We gathered some of the best recipes from Cajun style stuffing to a hearty Southern BLT dish. Check out the recipes below and don’t forget to tag us on Instagram to show off your thanksgiving feasts! Herbed Oyster Stuffing Photo: Epicurious Butter, herbs and oysters combine in this recipe from Epicurious to create a savory and filling oyster stuffing. Its’ perfect for the timid oyster eater and makes 8-10 servings. Ingredients: 2 loaves Italian or French bread (1...

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Recipe: Pan Fried Oysters Oreganata

Recipe: Pan Fried Oysters Oreganata

Fresh oregano and a lemony butter sauces elevate these fried oysters in this easy recipe from Garlic & Zest. Fried oysters are great in a po-boy or on their own. For this recipe, you can use our jarred oysters or shuck them yourself. Ingredients: 12 WhiteStone oysters shucked 2 cups flour 3 large eggs whipped 2 tablespoons half and half 1/2 cup asiago grated 1/2 cup parmigiana Reggiano grated 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons fresh oregano finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon black pepper pinch crushed red pepper 3 lemons divided 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup parsley chopped pinch oregano finely chopped 1/2 cup salted butter 1 inch olive oil in the bottom of the pan Recipe: Set up a dredging station with 3 shallow bowls or dishes: 1st bowl is flour, 2nd bowl is egg and...

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