Oyster Love: Oysters and Pop Culture
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by Tom Perry
5d ago
Oysters have held a special place in our hearts since the first caveman savored a slurp. Long a symbol of decadence and luxury, oysters have been seen being enjoyed by the rich and famous for decades. Of course, oysters are widely available now, and we recommend enjoying them as often as possible. Oysters have also played an important role in pop culture, from literature to music and film. Here are a few of the ways that oysters have made their way into the public eye. Literature One of the earliest references to oysters in literature comes from the Roman poet Martial who wrote about the pleas ..read more
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The 5 Best Pinterest Boards for Learning About Oysters
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by Tom Perry
6d ago
Everyone needs some inspiration sometimes. So, if you have any oyster questions, we suggest looking at other websites and forums for more detailed answers. Pinterest is a great tool for getting recipes, information, or inspiration. Moreover, we researched the best oyster content on Pinterest to assist you in discovering it. In addition, from recipes to products and photography, these Pinterest boards will undoubtedly help you rekindle your appreciation for oysters. Here are five Pinterest boards that feature oysters and are worth checking out: Recipes and Inspiration: This board by Bon Appéti ..read more
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Enjoy These Inspired Oyster Recipes
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by Tom Perry
6d ago
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and for most people, eating oysters isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. While we have no idea whether or not an oyster pairing with green beer will go well, we do know that they’re great to enjoy any time of the year. Oysters are actually a traditional Irish food and a staple of the country’s cuisine. So, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to enjoy the delicacy while celebrating the Emerald Isle. As well, oysters go great with dark Irish Stouts. Their briny flavors will compliment the rich malty taste of a stout, allowing you to create a de ..read more
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Cooking with Fresh Oysters: Recipes and Ideas for Delicious Dishes
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by Tom Perry
1w ago
Cooking with fresh oysters is a fancy and enjoyable treat. Our White Stones or Salty Sally’s have a special, salty taste that goes great with strong flavors in your recipes. Top oysters with spinach, butter, herbs, and breadcrumbs to make the classic dish, Oysters Rockefeller. Oysters Kilpatrick is when you grill oysters with bacon and Worcestershire sauce. Raw oysters are also delicious - try them out with lemon wedges and different sauces like mignonette or cocktail sauce! When cooking with fresh oysters, it's important to be careful when handling them and make sure they are fresh. Buy oyste ..read more
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10 Oyster Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
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by Tom Perry
2w ago
It’s no secret that we’re a little crazy about oysters. We love new ways to improve how oysters are grown, supporting the beautiful Chesapeake Bay to ensure a healthy habitat for them, and trying as many new oyster recipes as possible. However, oysters are actually pretty crazy themselves. They’re incredible creatures capable of rebuilding ecosystems, surviving harsh storms, fending off predators, and tons more. Here are a few surprising oyster facts to brag about at your next oyster roast, or whenever you feel like flexing a little oyster knowledge. Oyster Facts: Did you know? Oysters can ch ..read more
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What Goes with Fresh Oysters? Our Top 7 Pairings Guaranteed to Delight!
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by Tom Perry
1M ago
Oysters are a delicacy that has been enjoyed for centuries by those looking to experience a luxurious experience. These succulent morsels are filled with flavor and are often considered an aphrodisiac. Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, hosting a formal dinner, or just want to treat yourself, oysters can provide an unforgettable culinary experience.  But what do you serve with oysters? Champagne might be the classic choice, but there are many other wonderful pairing options that will make your guests swoon. Here we present our top 7 picks for the best accompaniments for oysters gu ..read more
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Myth or Fact: Can Oysters Really Cure a Hangover?
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by Tom Perry
1M ago
Have you ever woken up with a splitting headache, dry mouth, and a stomach full of regret after a night out drinking? You're not alone! But what if we told you that the remedy for your hangover woes could be found in an unlikely source—oysters? That's right, some people swear by the powers of the humble oyster to cure their hangovers. Is there any truth to this claim? Let's take a closer look at this phenomenon and see if there is any truth to it.   What Exactly Is a Hangover?  First things first, let's define exactly what a hangover is. A hangover is usually caused by dehydrati ..read more
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Oyster Pairing: Top Virginia Beers to Pair with Your Oysters for the Super Bowl
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by Tom Perry
2M ago
Looking for your next great oyster pairing? Virginia does a lot of things right, but two of our best features are our beers and our oysters. We are home to dozens of amazing breweries and a ton of awesome oyster farms, including our own. As you’re getting for the Super Bowl, we thought it’d be a good idea to talk about some of our favorite beers and how they pair with our oysters. Our Oyster Pairing Selections Ardent Pilsner The Ardent Pilsner is an absolutely delicious and session-able beer perfect for your next oyster roast or an amazing Super Bowl party. It’s a golden straw, clear pilsner w ..read more
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Oysters for Lovers: Do Oysters Increase Your Libido?
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by Tom Perry
2M ago
Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day looms near. As you’re planning your romantic valentine’s feast you may be considering adding oysters to help increase the mood. Rumors say that oysters, like chocolate, are a superfood that can increase libido. But, is there any truth to this rumor? We did the research and uncovered some interesting results that help shed some light on the nature of the oyster when it comes to fallin’ in love. How do oysters impact libido?  Medical studies show that oysters' high quantities of zinc may influence libido. In fact, they contain a higher amount of zinc pe ..read more
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Oyster Pairings & Love Potions: Cocktail Pairings for Valentine's Day
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by Tom Perry
2M ago
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and these tasty cocktail and oyster pairings are the perfect way to give your special someone an unforgettable happy hour. Many people think that only champagne and beers are meant to be paired with oysters, but there are actually several cocktails that go great as well. By choosing a cocktail that’s on the sweeter side, you can compliment the saltiness of oysters creating a unique flavor palette. White Stone Oysters have a vegetal, umami flavor profile making them an excellent partner for fruity, semi-sweet cocktails. Give one of the recipes below a try ..read more
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