The image of smoke rolling from the chimney of your smoker on a brisk fall day is enough to bring warmth and excitement to anyone. Fall is a great time for smoking meats, seafood and of course, oysters. These tips from James Beard Award winning author and chef Hank Shaw will make sure your oysters are perfect right off the smoker. Start with oyster selection, according to Shaw, smaller oysters are best. They take the flavor of the smoke better and are more fun to eat. Preserve their shells after shucking to serve the oysters on. Once cooked, vacuum seal...
Caviar and oysters are one of those perfect combinations that feel like they were made by the gods of flavor just to grace our taste buds. Even better, the preparation couldn’t be easier. Simply place a dollop of good caviar on a raw oyster and enjoy. When paired together, they enhance each other’s saltiness. The combo is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. Caviar has traditionally been eaten on a blini with crème fraiche. Adding an oyster enhances the entire preparation, creating a combination of flavors that could be called decadent. We currently offer two types of caviar to pair...
As summer draws to a close, many people are thinking about putting away the beer cooler and bringing out the cocktail stirrer. Pairing oysters and cocktails as an appetizer or happy hour course are a stylish and flavorful way to please your guests and bring out the subtle flavors in both. Here are our favorite cocktails to pair with your freshly shucked White Stone Oysters. Classic Martini This iconic duo works well because of the flavor profiles of both commonly used liquors. Vodka’s clean and neutral flavors prevent the beverage from overpowering the oyster, allowing the salty umami notes to...
Charcuterie boards are one of the beautiful joys in life that are suited for any occasion. This delicious seafood board recipe from The Briny Babe pairs delicious White Stone Oysters, our Smoked Trout Caviar, fresh veggies and more to create a charcuterie board that’s as good to look at as it is to eat. Ingredients: Smoked Salmon Smoked Mussels Smoked Scallops Smoked Shrimp Smoked Salmon Dip Smoked Trout Caviar White Stone Oysters Pickled Red Onions Pickled Eggs Pickled Beets Pickled Radishes Picked Carrots Dill Mustard Seeds Coriander Seeds To save money and enjoy fresh, bright vegetables we recommend pickling them...
As part of the largest aquaculture industry on the east coast, we take our role in protecting the Chesapeake Bay seriously. Not only does a clean bay produce better oysters, but it’s important to us that we continue restoring this area into the thriving ecosystem it one was. At the time of a 2019 study, the wild oyster population was less than 1% of what it was historically. This creates a toxic buildup of algae and nutrients that choke the waterway. By introducing farmed oysters like ours, we can begin to filter the bay. On average, 100,000 oysters can remove...
Obviously, we think oysters are super interesting, but here are a few reasons you should as well. Pop out one of these fun trivia factoids at one your next oyster roast to be the coolest guy at the party! New York Was First When the Dutch first arrived in Manhattan in the 17th century, oyster beds were everywhere. People could find raw oysters in saloons, at street vendors and in every restaurant. For many, they were a daily protein. As demand increased however, most of the oyster beds in the area were destroyed. Today, there’s a growing movement to help...
We believe in caviar for the people, which is why we’re proud to offer several types of roe and caviar on our site. Caviar doesn’t have to be something only enjoyed in the most expensive restaurants. It’s an extremely versatile add on. Try it on raw or cooked oysters, crackers, potato chips or as part of your seafood spread. Order now or take a look at our current caviar and roe offerings below. Hackleback Caviar A tasty, dark and mild roe harvested from American sand sturgeons indigenous to the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. All the classic taste of a sturgeon...
Fall in Love with Smoke: Tips for Smoked Oysters
Caviar & Oysters – Why You Should Try the Combination Today
Shuckin’ Good Cocktails: The Perfect Pairings for Oysters
Recipe: Smoked Seafood and Oyster Charcuterie Board
Bettering the Bay: Aquaculture for the Future
3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Oysters
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