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Oyster Casserole

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Crumbled crackers often top this casserole, but we prefer homemade breadcrumbs because they soak up more butter.

Scalloped Oysters Recipe

In this recipe, the oysters are the star of the show—no bells or whistles required.

Classic Oyster Stew Recipe

There are countless versions of this simple, elegant stew. To achieve the perfect texture of just-cooked oysters, poach them in the milk until their edges begin to curl, set aside, and return them to the stew just before serving.

Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

Created by Jules Alciatore at the famed New Orleans restaurant Antoine's, Oysters Rockefeller dates back to 1899.

Oyster Stew

Synonymous with feasts on the beach with friends and family, oyster stew Is a warm, comforting dish best served by the fire.

Texas BBQ Oysters

After spending time on a blustery charcoal grill our Texas BBQ Oysters might tempt you to eat them straight off the grill.

Broiled Oysters with Tasso Breadcrumbs

The seafood lovers in your crowd will simply love this small-bite appetizer that goes big on flavor.

Oven-Roasted Oysters with Mushrooms and Watercress

These oysters might look intimidating, but they are easy day-of with a little bit of prep the day before.

Grilled Oysters

Unlike a traditional Lowcountry oyster roast this simplified version is much easier to pull off.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Favorite Ways to Cook Oysters At Home
However you take yours—wild or farmed, raw or cooked, Gulf or East Coast—the hour of the pearl is now.
Host Your Own Oyster Roast
Award-winning Charleston chef Mike Lata proves it's never too chilly for a party, especially with oysters at their peak. We'll tell you everything you need to know-from roasting to recipes-to host your own.