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Two and a half years ago, I made a promise to you to write about how to shuck an oyster. I am finally making good on that promise. Oysters are magnificent, magical, wonderful things – kind of like drugs but with no deleterious side effects or risk of physical addiction. I am not one to […]


If you can get someone else to do the dirty work for you (that is, the cleaning), squid is perhaps the simplest and least fussy seafood out there. And it requires only the briefest of cooking times – about 90 seconds to two minutes per side should do it. They taste like smoky, briny heaven […]