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Tim Vidra

Oyster Po' Boy

Since sharing my method for restoring and seasoning cast iron pans, I’ve had my heart (and stomach) set on frying up some oysters, namely Skillet-Fried Oyster Po’ Boys. The Po’ Boy is one of those classic sandwiches, rich with history — many might claim it originated in the French Quarter of New Orleans. You’ll find several variations on this old favorite from soft shell crab to shrimp and catfish to name a few. Today we’ll concentrate on my favorite version. [Read more…]

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Do you really need that commercial butter slicer? How about the pizelle machine? Or the jalapeño pepper corer? My personal Achilles’ heel is cheese graters, of which I now have eight. Oops. But there’s one specialized kitchen item that really is worth the real estate in a crowded drawer: an oyster knife. [Read more…]

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