My favorite way to enjoy them is fresh and raw, right in the shell. The taste is almost indescribable. Wonderfully fresh with the taste of the ocean shining right through.
The problem with these bivalves is the difficulty in getting them out of their shell. You need to know how to shuck them.
If you are going to open your own oysters, though you need the right tools. You need to have an oyster knife. The oyster knife needs to be made well with hardened steel. Accept no substitutes. You need a hardened steel oyster knife.
Here's what I recommend: Dexter-Russell 2-3/4-Inch Oyster Knife, Carbon Steel and Beechwood.
Here are the steps:
- Place your oyster on a board, flat side up. (You don't want to loose any of the juice)
- Wrap the oyster in a dish towel
- Put your oyster knife into the hinge and twist.
- Clean the top shell and use your knife to cut the oyster from the shell.
- Enjoy the taste of freshness!
Join me now as my friend, Josh shows you how to shuck an oyster. This can be done quickly but most importantly, safely.
And believe me the oysters were great!
"They came from Noank pond. Sweet and fresh, with just a hint of saltiness."
If you are ready to shuck your own oysters make sure you check out the Dexter-Russell 2-3/4-Inch Oyster Knife, Carbon Steel and Beechwood
Oysters all Over the Planet,
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