It's that time of year again! New Year's Eve is just around the corner, and that means it's time to start thinking about what you'll be eating and drinking to ring in the new year. In many parts of the world, oysters are an iconic New Year food tradition. And pairing oysters and champagne, well, that’s a no brainer. After all, what's not to love about oysters and champagne? They're both luxurious and delicious. Pick the Right Oysters When it comes to choosing the right oysters for your New Year's Eve celebrations, there are a few things you'll want to...
Oysters are a delicious and delicate treat, but they can be tricky to enjoy at home. Shucking an oyster is no easy feat, and it takes a bit of skill (not to mention a good oyster knife). If you don't have the time or the skills to shuck your own oysters, fear not! There's a clever way to open oysters that don't require brute force and skill. 1. Baking Them In The Oven One of the easiest ways to open oysters is to bake them in the oven. Simply preheat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit and place the oysters...
There are few foods that bring people together in the way that Oysters do. They have been the centerpiece in small and large groups for many generations. Although there are many mysterious foods that are equally as delightful, there is something about the oyster that is quite different. With a little thought on this subject, I realize the reason we gather around this animal has little to do with what is inside the shell. The reason lies in the laborious process of getting to that unencumbered morsel. Though carried out by one person, the sport of shucking is a social one. ...
It’s football season baby! That means, hot wings, cold beers, and great times with good friends cheering on your favorite team. This year, add something new to your endzone spread and try this delicious and creative recipe for Buffalo Fried Oysters from the Food Network. They’re crispy, spicy, and perfect for slurping down during game time. What You Need: White Stone Oysters 1 cup crumbled bleu cheese Oil, for frying 20 slices pepperoni 2 cups flour 1 ½ cups baby arugula 3 tbsp. Blackening seasoning ¼ cup buffalo sauce What To Do: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook pepperoni. You...
Across many parts of the country, oyster lovers will sit down to a piping bowl of oyster stew over the holidays. Oyster stew has cemented itself as a holiday tradition, with a history stemming from indigenous meals, catholic customs, and Irish immigrants. In fact, oyster stew is such a popular holiday tradition, it’s also how oyster crackers got their name. In the early days of our nation, English settlers were greeted by Indigenous tribes that had been consuming oysters for centuries. Over time, they learned how to prepare the shellfish for themselves, adding new adaptations to recipes and coming up...
It’s the prime oyster season for many people. With holiday parties, celebrations, traditions, festive dinners, and more- we’re sending out oysters as fast as we can get them out of the water. It’s also a time of year when we tend to receive many questions about how to store oysters before your big event safely. Follow the tips below to maximize your oyster storage time and serve fresh, delicious oysters. Get them on ice! - Your White Stone Oysters are delivered in a disposable cooler packed with several ice packs. They should arrive cold and fresh- but it’s important to...
Everyone has that one family member. The one that wears their waders to formal events, keeps hot sauce in their glove box, and always has an oyster shucker in the back pocket. That’s right, it’s the family oyster lover. This holiday season, get the oyster lover in your family the best gift possible with one of our recommendations below. Join or Die Oyster Shucker There’s a reason these shuckers have become our favorites. This custom oyster shucker is made exclusively for WhiteStone by Virginia's Hand Crafted Knives. The handle is black walnut with an orange poly inlay. These oyster knives...
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