Pearls of Wisdom: 5 Chefs Share Oyster Tips

So, I was born in Marin County, California. That’s where they keep oyster paradise Tomales Bay, for those of you keeping score at home. In my world oysters are delicious, awesome, sexy, celebratory—and pretty much never cooked. [Read more…]

The Quick Shortcut to a Better Smelling Kitchen

Here’s a fish story you’ll want to believe.

Grilling fish indoors seems like an easy enough idea, right? Just throw open the windows, crank the fan, heat up the grill pan, and…hold your nose. Because it’s about to get real fishy up in here. [Read more…]

All Your Questions About Oysters, Answered

We all know oysters are delicious. They’re salty and fresh, like taking a bite out of the ocean. But there’s far more to these bivalves than meets the tongue. For National Oyster Day (August 5), we consulted with experts to find out when, how and with which intoxicating beverages to eat everyone’s favorite hermaphroditic mollusks. [Read more…]

Deviled Eggs with Herbs, Salmon & Osetra Caviar

Prepare an ice-water bath; set aside. Put eggs in a single layer into a medium saucepan. Cover with cold water by 1 inch and bring to a rapid boil over high heat. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Transfer to ice-water bath to cool. [Read more…]

Increase Your Oyster Enjoyment with This App

There’s an app to keep track of almost everything now—calories, wines, beers, finances and now, oysters. Stay with us, it’s actually really useful. Just think back to the last time you were faced with a list of oysters on a menu. There were the names of the oysters; maybe their place of origin [Read more…]

Basics: How to Prepare Sea Urchin

Don’t let spiky, spiny sea urchin intimidate you

In our Basics series, we tackle the simple kitchen tasks; no job is so small that it doesn’t deserve to be done perfectly. [Read more…]

Claws Out: The BA Guide to Crab Types (and How to Cook Them)

When it comes to seafood, sweet and meaty crabs are king. But just as there are many fish in the sea, there are plenty of these crustaceans, too. [Read more…]

Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf shacks, and beyond. [Read more…]

STON OYSTERS – New in Yacht Gourmet Croatia offer!

European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) grown in the Ston bay, which was in 2002 declared “a special maritime reserve” due to its specific environmental elements conducive to the cultivation of marine organisms, especially shellfish. [Read more…]

Chilean Sea Bass with Peanuts and Herbs

If the idea of cooking skin-on fish makes you nervous, do this in an ovenproof nonstick pan. The skin won’t get quite as crisp, but you won’t have to worry about it sticking. [Read more…]