Nothing is quite as festive as an oyster (strange, maybe, for a mollusk, but true)—and on New Year's Eve, many an oyster will go shimmering down the gullets of partygoers. Join them! Make oysters for New Year's: Get a sack of oysters, learn how to shuck them, and stock up on lemons to serve them with. Whether you fry them, hide them in stuffing, or serve them on the half shell on a bed of ice, plan on 5 to 6 oysters per person. Get slurping:
There's more than one way to skin—er, shuck—an oyster. Share your oyster methodology in the comments.