Oysters

Valentine's Day Practice Round: 10 Sexy Shellfish Recipes To Love

Sensual shellfish dishes to spark that fire
Feb 10, 2015 3:00 pm

You've heard it before, and not just from us: Shellfish is sexy. Not a little sexy. Flat-out, drop-dead, deliciously sexy. Treat this delicate protein nicely and there's a big reward in it for you. We've got pretty little shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels and more over pasta, in a pot for two or simply spread sensuously on toast. Spread? You'll see. It's a surprise. 

Virginia Is For Food Lovers Now More Than Ever

Oysters, ham and the nation's No. 5 wine region
Jan 14, 2015 2:00 pm

Modern day Virginia has definitely found its groove culinarily, and Esquire magazine recently crowned the Old Dominion “The Food Region of 2014.” On Monday, Jan. 12, many of Virginia’s greatest agricultural assets came together at Rappahannock Restaurant in Richmond to pat themselves on their collective backs. Chris Chamberlain reports from the raw bar.

 

Forget The ‘R-Month’ Thing: 9 Places To Eat Oysters Around The United States

Our picks in Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans and more
Jan 5, 2015 11:00 am

We know, we know. You’ve long been told that you are supposed to eat oysters in months that only end in the letter R. And, true, eating oysters in August — when “red tides” can spread toxins across oyster beds — is not our first choice. But we’re living in an era of technologically advanced cold chains, where restaurants and markets pay a premium for the best of the best. This is why we think you should eat oysters pretty much all the time, especially in the fall and winter months. Here are 9 places to enjoy them around the United States. 

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Oysters

Remember the 3 A's: aphrodisiac, absinthe, America
Nov 26, 2014 10:00 am

Oysters. People either love them or hate them, but rarely do oysters garner a simple "meh." Yet, surprisingly there is a lot we don't know about this tasty, slimy and expensive bivalve, save for the idea that you eat them raw, with champagne and that pregnant ladies aren't allowed to join in. To help shed some light, here are 10 facts about these molluscs. 

Prosciutto Wrapped Oysters Recipe

Give fresh, seasonal oysters the royal treatment
Nov 13, 2014 4:00 pm

Chefs Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas of the renowned Marine Room in La Jolla, CA have released the follow-up to their popular self-published cookbook, Two Chefs, One World. Their new book, Two Chefs, One Catch, focuses exclusively on the bounty of the sea, and how to prepare it masterfully for every fish lover you know.  

Bridgehampton Town Fry Recipe

Make a classic fried oyster scramble for brunch
Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am

Head to The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, NY for an evening of salt water pools, a farm-to-table restaurant by renowned chef Tom Colicchio and a big, comfortable room stocked full of awesome local snacks. Itchin for a fishing excursion or baking lesson? They'll hook you up. In the morning, head down for one of the best breakfasts in town, and don't miss the Bridgehampton Town Fry, their play on the classic fried oyster scramble.

Watch Oysters Go From Table To Sea In Mario Batali's Reverse Video Series

Chef is promoting a new farm to table cookbook
Oct 14, 2014 12:00 pm

Ever wonder how oysters get from the water onto your plate? Watch the whole process, in reverse, in this mesmerizing new video from Mario Batali.

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