How to Eat Oysters

How To : Pry open and eat an oyster

This video shows you how to properly shuck an oyster. You will need oysters and a shucking knife. A glove is also useful for safely doing this procedure. A towel can be used to place the oyster on. You can either hold the oyster or place it on a towel. Oysters have a cup, a fl ...more

How To : Carve a whole roasted chicken

In order to Carve a Whole Roasted Chicken, you will need the following: a cutting board, a fully cooked roasted chicken, and very sharp knives. Cut away the strings. Begin by slicing away the thigh joints. Then, cut away the oysters. Cut down the middle (slightly off center). ...more

How To : Shuck your own oysters for the freshest experience

Julissa Roberts shows how to shuck an oyster. She shows us how to determine whether the oyster is safe to eat, how to shuck the oyster, and then one way to prepare a plate of oysters. If you don't properly check the oyster, and clean it, you could get a mouth full of sand, or ...more

How To : Incorporate more Selenium into your diet

It is important to maintain a diet rich in selenium. Selenium is an essential trace mineral and antioxidant that protects your cells, boosts the immune system and helps fight infection. Check out this helpful video, and discover how to add more of this great mineral into your ...more

News : Yum, These Scaly Feet Look Delicious

Sometimes the "nasty bits" are unexpectedly yummy. With a reputation for being both cheap and reliably good, Chichi Wang of Serious Eats describes chicken's feet: "These morsels of skin and bones are a unique combination of textures--the wrinkled, puffed skin on the surface a ...more

How To : Shuck an oyster using an oyster knife

This video shows you how to shuck an oyster using an oyster knife. First, wear a metal mesh glove, used for protection, in case you slip-in and cut yourself, on your left hand. Then take the oyster shell on your left hand and pick the knife on your right hand. Then point the k ...more

How To : Make dumpling dim sum

This cooking demonstration shows you how to make dumpling dim sum. To prepare this dish you need ground pork, beef, chicken or mixed seafood, garlic salt, sesame oil, sugar, hoisin or oyster sauce, egg, black pepper and shredded vegetables. First put the ground pork into a cer ...more

How To : Use shells as a deterrent for mice and voles

We're not the only ones that like spring flowering bulbs. Mice and voles will dig down into the soil in the fall and eat the bulbs just planted. If planting spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, crocus, hyacinths or any of the minor bulbs these are the ones they love. If plan ...more

How To : Make a Cold Japanese Soba Noodle Salad

This summer, I am looking forward to eating light. Lately I've been eating a lot of cold noodles, whether it be pasta salads or cold soba noodles with vegetables. I took inspiration for classic Japanese soba tsuyu dishes to compose this dish. Mine includes four different veget ...more

News : Would You Like Your Testicles Grilled or Fried?

Since I know you folks have an appreciation for exotic foods, here's another recipe for *balls*... grilled or fried, your choice. Courtesy of Serious Eats. Grilled Lamb's Testicles 1 pair lamb's testicles Salt and pepper to taste Lemon juice to garnish 1. Set up your gril ...more

How To : Make beef lo mein

In this tutorial, we learn how to make beef lo mein. Start off with thin sliced beef, then marinate with sugar, oyster sauce, and white wine. Marinade this for five minutes, then make the sauce. Use 1 c beef broth, 2 tbsp oyster sauce, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp sesame oil, and 2 tb ...more

How To : Shuck an Oyster Without an Oyster Knife

There are few kitchen tools as elusive as the oyster knife. Many people—even seafood lovers—don't own one. If you do own one, it probably gets used so infrequently that it gets sent to the very back of the shelf where it proceeds to get lost. Then you accidentally find the kni ...more

How To : Make Microwavable Banana Boats in Their Peels

I'm a sucker for snacks. The way I see it, why not eat throughout the day, when you can eat throughout the day? Snacks come in all shapes and sizes, but the best ones fit these criteria: they're packed with flavor, they're not horrible for you, and they're easy to make. Enter ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Protein Powder

Protein powder is a fad in the same way that Justin Bieber's music is: you either love it, or you hate it. Everyone I know has a strong opinion about protein powder, ranging from "daily necessity" to "utterly useless." The funny thing about protein powder is that these opinio ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Bacon

There's something magical about homemade foods, especially when they're items that most people don't make. Even the simplest bread tastes divine when you've mixed it yourself, kneaded it yourself, and gotten the dough stuck underneath your nails. So if a simple food tastes am ...more

How To : Five Ways to Repurpose Shellfish Shells

When I was a little kid, I was obsessed with shells. And while most of my shell collection came from combing the beach for treasure, some of it came from a different source: dinner. Whenever my parents had fresh clams or mussels, I would take the leftover shells, soak them ove ...more

How To : 7 Aphrodisiac Cocktails to Put You in the Mood

There are so many cutesy pink, red, and heart-shaped desserts and drinks put out on Valentine's Day, but none of those really get you into a low-light mood. Instead, turn up the heat with one of these aphrodisiac cocktails for grown-ups. What all experts seem to agree on is t ...more

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