Celebrate National Oyster Day! 4 Recipes You'll Savor

Last Updated August 04, 2015
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Marin and Wine Country oysters
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“Eating farmed oysters is our patriotic duty. They are not just sustainable, they actually help to restore depleted ecosystems,” so writes Barton Seaver in For Cod and Country (Sterling Epicure, 2011).

We hope you'll do your patriotic duty tomorrow and enjoy some of our favorite oyster recipes just in time for National Oyster Day. First, be sure to watch Edible East End's tutorial on how to open an oyster. Then check out Edible Brooklyn's guide to oysters and their shells with expert takes from two connoisseurs at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. and Maison Premiere in the New York City borough.

Public Fish & Oyster Rockefeller

Public Fish & Oyster Rockefeller
A popular appetizer at the new Public Fish & Oyster restaurant in Charlottesville, this dish is easy to make at home. “It’s our take on oysters Rockefeller,” says chef Matt Turner.

Grilled Oysters with Compound Herb Butter

Jason likes to place a couple of teaspoons of the compound butter on top of each oyster before placing it on the grill. The oysters will roast quickly—in under 3 minutes you’ll have sumptuous...

Crispy Hog Island Oysters, Citrus-Marinated Seaweed Salad and Avocado with Yuzu Aioli

Crispy Hog Island Oysters, Citrus-Marinated Seaweed Salad and Avocado with Yuzu Aioli
This dish was inspired by a day with my wife and sons at Fort Cronkite beach near the Marin Headlands. The beach is made of beautiful black sand and there is almost always a nice set of waves...

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