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    The Joy of Oysters

    by:
    McKean, Lori
    Whitbeck, Bill



    Publisher:
    Speed Graphics
    Published: February 2001
    ISBN: 1929258003
    Format:Paperback
    Pages:336


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    Book Description
    From the Publisher
    The Joy of Oysters is the first book of it's kind in the United States. It combines a superb collection of oyster recipes with insightful history lessons about North American oystering; details about shucking, serving and savoring; oyster events - from the elegant to the ribald; oysters online and much more.

    About the Author
    "Half Shell" Lori McKean has been a force in the Northwest culinary community for over 15 years. Her work as a chef, cooking instructor and food stylist complements her many writing credits including several favorite Northwest themed cookbooks. Her love of oysters is a driving passion and shows through in this great bivalve tome. Lori lives on a quiet corner of Whidbey Island with her medal-winning English Mastiff, Kuma.

    Cap't. "Oyster Bill" Whitbeck is a man who has lived near the sea all... read more

    Book Description
    The Joy of Oysters is the essential guide for oyster aficionados. Two of America's most ardent oyster lovers bring you the best of the tasty bivalve in this unique guidebook and cookbook.

    The Joy of Oysters is a complete compendium of oyster recipes and also includes fun facts, historical details and popular culture that make oysters the most talked-about seafood around the world.

    The Joy of Oysters tells the story of oysters in North America from the first settlers to the latest harvests of these delectable morsels by dedicated oystermen and women on every shoreline. Discover the details of each oyster species, how they are grown and how the most famous oyster restaurants prepare them for their customers. Join in the fun with tales of oyster festivals from Florida to New England to the Pacific Coast.

    The Joy of Oysters is the perfect gift for that friend who can't get enough Bluepoints or Belons, Hog Island Kumamotos or Westcott Bay Petites. Whether you like your oysters live on the half shell, baked, fried, curried or served up plump in a traditional oyster stew, The Joy of Oysters will fill your need for all things oyster.


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