Posts filed under: Mussels, Oysters, Clams

Christmas Seafood Platter

Christmas Seafood Platter. In the form of a Christmas tree! Is there a better way to celebrate the holidays? This seafood tree’s shape is created with sprigs of fresh rosemary. Then, it’s filled (starting at the bottom) with oysters on the half shell, cranberries, lemon rings (or wedges), cooked shrimp,...

Oyster Platter

Oyster Platter with Wild Blueberry Granita Oysters on the half shell served with a frozen wild blueberry mignonette granita. Sounds fancy, looks fancy, but it’s very simple – the granita is just a frozen mixture of wild blueberries, vinegar, shallot and black pepper. Basically, a mignonette in a slushy consistency....

Cranberry Seacuterie Board

Cranberry Seacuterie Board. Oysters on the half shell with a cranberry mignonette, shrimp cocktail with a cranberry cocktail sauce, seared sea scallops with a cranberry chutney, olives, capers, a garlic and herb cheese spread and an assortment of crackers make up this beautiful seacuterie board. This seafood platter would be...

Oysters on the Half Shell

Oysters on the Half Shell. Oysters with a champagne mignonette made with white wine vinegar, champagne, shallot, parsley and black pepper. What are oysters on the half shell? Oysters are on the half shell are raw oysters that have been shucked (pried) open. The top shell has been removed and...

Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter

Grilled oysters with garlic butter. Shucked oysters topped with a garlicky herb butter and served with lemon wedges. This is a savory, briny and insanely delicious appetizer. It’s also a great way to serve oysters to oyster novices as well as those who are not ready to make the jump...

Mussels with White Wine and Garlic

Mussels with White Wine and Garlic. Mussels steamed with shallot, garlic, seaweed and white wine (or…rosé!!), then topped with fresh parsley. This is an elegant, healthy and stunningly simple dish that’s perfect served as an appetizer or main dish. Serve with plenty of toasted and buttered bread for savoring every...