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Beauty on the Half Shell

Love infuses a historic—and exquisite—set of oyster plates

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The Ordinary’s Smoked Oysters

Get the recipe for one of Charleston’s favorite bites

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Chesapeake Oyster Stew

A Baltimore chef’s time-tested take on an Eastern Shore tradition

Why We Love The Gulf

Know Your Oyster: The Apalachicola

What makes them great, why they’re in danger, and where you can shuck one at its freshest

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Southern Soul Barbeque’s Smoked Oyster Spread

A winter party favorite

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A Southern Oyster Bar Revival

Celebrate the South’s bivalve renaissance at one of these new oyster bars

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Inside The South’s Newest Oyster Bars

Celebrating the Southern bivalve renaissance

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Southern Secret: The Pea Crab

For many oyster lovers, this small orange crab is a happy surprise

Travel

5 Reasons to Hit Virginia’s New Oyster Trail

The Commonwealth is the largest producer of wild-catch and farm-raised oysters in the country

Food & Drink

Green Mignonette Recipe

A flavorful sauce for oysters on the half shell

Fork in the Road

Athen’s Seabear Oyster Bar

Georgia’s Seabear embodies the best of a new breed of oyster bar

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Cannery Show

A lifelong Marylander preserves eye-catching emblems of oyster history

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Chicken-Fried Oysters with Garlic-Dill Pickle Sauce

Cast-iron fried oysters

Anatomy of a Classic

Oyster Madeleine

This crowd-pleasing casserole combines two Louisiana standards

Harvest

Champions of Chesapeake Oysters

Two cousins fight for hallowed oyster grounds

What's in Season

What’s in Season: Southern Oysters

For a clean taste of the ocean, look for these Southern selects

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Your First Oyster

It’s usually not love at first sight, but then you understand what all the fuss is about

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Cornbread Oyster Dressing

Chef Edward Lee shares his recipe for oyster dressing

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Oysters Rockefeller

Chef Bryan Caswell’s recipe for oysters Rockefeller

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Deep-Fried Oysters

Chef Linton Hopkins’ recipe for lightly coated oysters fried to a crisp