11 Delicious Ways To Celebrate Oyster Season


While you can eat oysters year round, they’re at their best during the cold months of the year. Which means oyster season starts NOW!

Grill 'em.

Grill 'em.

Fire up the grill one last time and add some oyster to mix it up. Grill them in their shells or on the half shell with some toppings, like a flavored butter. Get the recipe here.

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Treat yourself to oyster happy hour.

Treat yourself to oyster happy hour.

Just because you're strapped for cash doesn't mean you can't enjoy these little mollusks. There are plenty of places to choose from that will have oysters on special, sometimes for just a dollar each!

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Try an oyster stout.

Try an oyster stout.

While it may not taste like an oyster (do you really want your beer tasting like oyster?) Flying Dog's Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout is made with whole oysters from Rappahonnock River in Virginia.

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Sample as many kinds as you can find.

Try different types of oysters from different places, and you'll start to appreciate the huge variety of flavor, texture, and size they come in. This assortment is from the Walrus and the Carpenter in Seattle, WA.


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