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Nemo – Found

Niceness on the half shell

Niceness on the half shell

019What’s for dinner? Trudge through a foot of salt slush and grab yourself some cold water oysters. Very cold water oysters. Bottoms up! Good Stuff!

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Back in the Saddle

Fresh Montauk "cooling" water oysters

The water is finally cooling and the shellfish are back on the menu full time! Soon we’ll be taking scallops. I cannot say that I have not seen any on the oyster beds. Looks like Nov. 6 will be the first day of season. See you out there!

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Friut of the Sea

Frutti di Mare

Tonight’s first course. Fresh harvested from local town waters. Good Stuff!

Check the recipe blog for a nifty oyster dish. Good Stuff!

Plated First Course

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Aw Shucks!

Have screwdriver and ready to harvest

Aw, shucks!

Vacationing on the Florida Nature Coast. Camping on the beach. Full moon tide uncovers open water Gulf oysters. Wading in the wellies with a screwdriver and a bag. We admit we were totally unprepared for this feast, but we did have some Salma Hayek (sambal olek) and some lemon wedges from yesterday’s iced tea. Opened them with the penknife. Good Stuff!

P.S. Hard to admit this, but I ate about forty and got sick for a week. The wife ate six and no problem, go figure. I am such a glutton!

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Frutti di Mare

Scrubbing operations

Aw Shucks!

Taken snorkeling, some of our yet unspoiled beds. We always scrub, clams and oysters alike. Keep ’em cold. Serve your oysters with a splash of ice cold champagne and hot sauce!

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