Oyster Obsession

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Amid Vibrio Outbreak, CDC Explains the Truth Behind the "Oyster Rule"

"Eighty percent of Vibrio infections occur between May and October."<p>Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy some fresh seafood by the water — …

Public Health

Oysters With Mignonette Granita

Ingredients<p>Mignonette Granita:<p>Half shallot , minced<p>1/4 cup red wine vinegar<p>1 tablespoon water<p>1 teaspoon granulated sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon pink peppercorns …

Food

The world was his oyster, and oysters were his world | NOLA.com

<i>The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people</i> …

Festivals

Seafood Restaurants' Leftover Shells to Become 'Living Barrier Reef'

A Long Island town has devised the latest defense against tropical storms: seafood scraps.<p>Officials and environmentalists from the Long Island town of Hempstead tossed mesh bags full of thousands of discarded clam and oyster shells into the bay off Lido Beach on Thursday. The shells, collected from …

Tropical Storms

This Oyster Farmer Ditched His Desk Job for the Greenhorn of Little Peconic Bay

The closest oysters to the city of New York are raised off the coast of Long Island<p>L<b>ong before it was famous for pizza</b> or dirty-water dogs or …

Farming

Grilled Oysters Rockefeller

Preparation<p>Light a charcoal fire or preheat your gas grill on high. Oil the grill’s cooking surface. Let the coals burn down to a medium-hot fire or …

Recipes

Butter-Roasted Oysters

Position the broiler rack as close as possible to the source of the heat. Preheat the broiler.Heat the wine, vinegar, sliced shallot, peppercorns, …

Recipes

Celebrate Oyster Season at The Mussel Monger Oyster & Mussel Bar

<b>Oyster Season is here!</b>Winter is just the right time to tuck into a plate of fresh oysters, and where better to get them than at the Mussel Monger …

Aquaculture

These Oysters Were Named The Best In Florida But You'd Better Taste Them To Be Sure

Oysters

Everything you need to know about the oyster capital of California

<i>The Chronicle has launched a new weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. Enter your email at the top and check the box marked “Travel.”</i><p>Whether you’re …

Oysters

What Are 'Reserve Oysters,' and Why Are Chefs Obsessed with Them?

Kind of like premium bottles produced by wineries, these tide-tumbled oysters are a step above the usual crop: The Bay’s natural currents are used to …

Oysters

Virginia Beach’s once-endangered oysters are thriving again — and so is its culinary scene

Positioned at the southernmost point of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach, Virginia, has always been blessed when it comes to food. The farm soil …

Virginia Beach

Make Emeril Lagasse's baked oysters with leeks and hollandaise

When it comes to New Orleans cuisine – both Cajun and Creole – seafood plays a major role. From shrimp étouffée to seafood gumbo to a good …

Seafood

Towns Look to Oysters to Clean Waterways

Some town waterways on the Cape will soon be getting an influx of oysters. It’s an intervention that town managers hope will have multiple benefits …

Oysters

Grilled Oysters with Cajun Compound Butter

• Heat a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high (400°F to 475°F).<br>• In a food processor, pulse together the butter, lemon zest and juice, parsley, hot …

Charcoal-Grilled Clams, Mussels, or Oysters | America's Test Kitchen

We often like to throw clams or mussels on the grill and cook them just until they open. Don’t move the shellfish around too much or you risk …

A shellfish diet might be even better than going vegan

Not all fish are created equal when it comes to their impact on the climate. In the prophetic words of Dr. Seuss: “Some are glad. And some are sad. …

Counting Oysters In Brooklyn

The Billion Oyster Project tests the waters of Bushwick Inlet Park<p>New York's love affair with the oyster goes back far beyond the founding of …

Man downs 480 oysters to claim crown

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Virginia man has slurped down 40 dozen oysters to claim victory at this year’s World Oyster Eating Championship in New …

America’s Largest Shellfish Farm Sells 36 Million Oysters Annually

It’s difficult to imagine food in the Pacific Northwest without thinking of oysters. Five varieties are grown in the region — including the tiny, incomparable Olympia, the only native West Coast oyster, finally recovering from the pollution that almost wiped it out in the 20th century — and …

Aquaculture

Oyster-shucking Champion Honor Allen Steps to the Global Stage

A national champion at only 23 years old<p>By Hannah Burke<p>photos by Michael Booini<p>Shucking since he was a teen, it didn’t take Honor Allen long to start …

This Oyster-and-Caviar Pop-Up Is Shaking Up Boston’s Culinary Scene

Unruliness runs deep in Boston’s food scene. It might not seem that way to a newcomer visiting the city’s well-worn Back Bay brasseries, or tasting a consistently good lobster roll. But every so often, a disruptor comes along that forces Bostonians to wake up, smell the chowder, and remember that …

Could you eat 480 oysters in 8 minutes? The World Oyster Eating champion did: See photos | NOLA.com

Forty dozen oysters -- and that's not a typo.<p>Forty dozen bivalves were eaten in eight minutes by the winner of this year's World Oyster Eating …

Farming Fresh Oysters in Gulf Shores, Alabama: A Fun Sea-to-Table Experience

Blog RSS If you're a foodie or love unique Local travel experiences, try this <i>sea-to-table</i> experience in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Fresh Oysters From the …

Cream of Oyster Soup

Ingredients:<p>1 pint Gulf oysters<br>• 1 stick unsalted butter<br>• 4 tablespoons flour<br>• 1 medium onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 stalks celery, finely chopped<br>• 2 cups half and …

Oyster recycling program will have you shucking but not chucking

<b>NEW ORLEANS --</b> For all of you oyster lovers, where do you think all of those shells go when you are done feasting on the gulf's delicious …

With Its Way Of Life At Risk, This Remote Oyster-Growing Region Called In Robots

The revolution is coming to rural New Brunswick.<p>NEGUAC, Canada ― When the harbors aren’t frozen, Maxime Daigle and his older brother Jean-Francois often take to the cold waters off New Brunswick in one of their family’s flat-bottomed boats to harvest oysters. The siblings are among hundreds of …

Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter

The briny flavors of the oysters are further enhanced with the super-savory compound butter used in this recipe. Throwing the element of smokiness …

Seafood

Nashville Hot Fried Oysters Recipe

Did you guys know that there’s a National Oyster Day?<p>Me either, until about a week ago. It got me thinking…I often order oysters, both raw and …