Choosing a light refreshing wine to go with your fresh shucked or grilled oysters at your next summer cookout can seem tough, but it’s not. If you love oysters and want to bring out their best flavors, consider some of these wines the next time it’s time to shuck. Sauvignon Blanc This style of wine goes well with most seafood. It’s light, crisp, and has high acidity. Most Sauvignon Blancs have a citrus flavor profile which makes them great for sipping with fresh oysters. Try them with a savory oyster topping or with grilled oysters to further compliment the flavors....
If you’re looking for the ideal summery topping for your White Stone Oysters, look no further. This delicious vinaigrette pulls together some classic summer flavors to bring a bright and crisp garnish to your oysters. What You Need 4 dozen White Stone Oysters, shucked on the half shell Lemon wedges Microparsley 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard ¼ cup chardonnay vinegar ½ cup verjuice 1 Lebanese cucumber 1 baby fennel bulb 1tbsp. Chopped chervil 1bsp. Flat-leaf parsley chopped 1 tbsp. Chopped dill What to Do Start by shucking your White Stone Oysters. Need help? Check out our Oyster Shucking 101 video. Add...
Oysters are the perfect addition to your moveable feast. Whether you want to eat them dockside during a day on the bay, or fireside on your next camping trip, it’s easy to store oysters in a cooler for your next trip. Step one, make sure that your cooler has drain holes and won’t let in outside heat or liquid. You can start by adding some burlap to the bottom of your cooler to absorb excess melt, but it’s not necessary. Next, add a layer of ice to the bottom of your cooler, roughly 2-3” depending on how many oysters. After...
Summer is heating up and now is the perfect time to fire up the grill for some freshly cooked oysters. Of course, farm-raised oysters like White Stone Oysters are ‘in-season’ year-round, and learning how to grill them to perfection will make them a must-have at your next cookout. Use these tips and become a pro a grilling oysters. The main trick to grilling oysters is cooking temperature. If you grill too long, they’ll dry out, too short and they’ll be underdone. Cooking for the right time is critical to hitting the flavor sweet spot. Step one to grilling oysters is...
A creative spin on the classic clams casino dish, this flavorful take uses oysters and jalapenos to create a bright and flavorful appetizer. Clams casino was originally enjoyed in Rhode Island, created in 1917 at the Little Casino. It was developed by maître d'hôtel Mrs. Paran Stevens as a special treat for honored guests, today variations are enjoyed all over. What You Need: 24 White Stone Oysters 8-12 slices of bacon ⅓ cup chopped jalapeno ½ cup butter, divided 4 tbsp. Chopped parsley 2 tbsp. Chopped chives Rock salt Fresh lemon juice What to Do: Cook bacon over low heat...
We’ve talked about the power of po’boys before– and even worked with Chef Tim Bereika to create a delicious po’boy slider using our Wandering Waders Premium Jarred Oysters. But, when we saw this recipe from My Recipes, we couldn’t resist sharing it with you. What You Need: 1 large egg, lightly beaten ⅓ to 1/2 cup buttermilk or milk 1 ½ cups finely ground cornmeal ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon Cajun, Creole, or seafood seasoning ¾ pound raw small peeled and deveined shrimp 1 jar Wandering Waders Premium Jarred Oysters Vegetable oil 1 ½ baguette, cut into 6-inch lengths Tartar Sauce...
You’ve shucked. You’ve slurped. You’ve enjoyed. Now what? Put those beautiful White Stone Oyster shells to work with these creative ideas. In the Garden Oyster shells are made up of calcium carbonate (chalk) which can support the acidity of your soil and fertilize your plants and soil microbes with calcium. Also, the texture of oyster shells when added to garden soil or compost helps to improve aeration by preventing soil compaction. It’s easy to add your shucked oyster shells to your garden or compost- just put them in a big pot and boil them to sterilize. Then, you can crush...
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