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8 Ways to Slurp Down Oysters on New Year's Eve

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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:

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Hot Oysters on the Radio
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George Cowan's Oyster Stew
George Cowan's Oyster Stew
Grilled (or Broiled) Oysters with a Sriracha Lime Butter
Grilled (or Broiled) Oysters with a Sriracha Lime Butter
Oysters Rockefeller Hash
Oysters Rockefeller Hash
Fried Oysters with Saffron Aioli
Fried Oysters with Saffron Aioli
Oyster and Spinach Dressing
Oyster and Spinach Dressing
Oysters with Caramelized Honey, Tomato Broth, Celery Leaves, and Chili
Oysters with Caramelized Honey, Tomato Broth, Celery Leaves, and Chili

There's more than one way to skin—er, shuck—an oyster. Share your oyster methodology in the comments.


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Tags: oysters, celebration, new year's eve