Love the ugly oysters

Sonia - March 9, 2016

 

Not all oysters are loved by the marketplace. They are normally judged by the shape and size of their shells. But real life is messier than that. Sometimes they grow together in a small clump or their shells grow into funny shapes. But the meat inside these misshapen shells is still the same creamy, delicious, premium quality as the conventionally shaped shells!

 

Because there is no commercial market for these un-loved oysters, they are often not even harvested, or simply eaten by the growers themselves. We like to call these odd ones “ugly oysters.” And who doesn’t love the story of the under-loved, ugly duckling?

 

So, we invite you to join us as we show a little love to the ugly oysters! Delia Becker and Scott Rempel, our oyster growers, will harvest these small clumps and their misshapen neighbours and offer them to members at a great low price. Not sure how to prepare an ugly oyster? Check out our blog post on what to do with oysters!

ugly oyster 1
These 3 lovely oysters grew clumped together, but we still love them. Steam them, watch them pop open, and then pull out the creamy, delicious meat!
ugly oyster 2
A face only a mother could love? Nonsense! We think these twin oysters are a thing of beauty!

Sonia - March 9, 2016


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Love the ugly oysters

Sonia - March 9, 2016

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