Tag Archives: Oysters

Patrick McMurray Teaches Me about Oysters

I’m a relatively recent oyster lover. Growing up in a Kosher home in the Chicago area, oysters weren’t common fare.  My first taste of a raw bivalve was a quahog someone slipped me when I worked as a camp counselor … Continue reading

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Book Review – Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm

I’m glad Erin Byers Murray spent 18 months working on a New England oyster farm and then writing about it, so I didn’t have to.  While it was entertaining to read Shucked: Life on a New England Oyster Farm,” her … Continue reading

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Seven Things to Know About Farmed Fish

In case you didn’t know… Aquaculture, or fish farming, produces half of the world’s seafood we consume.  The global demand for seafood is increasing as the world’s population increases and income levels rise. There’s a finite supply of wild seafood, … Continue reading

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