The Louisiana Seafood Bible : Oysters (Hardcover)

Author: Horst, Jerald

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Oysters vary in taste and quality more than any other Louisiana seafood and that''s why knowing how to choose the best oysters is so important. Fisheries expert Jerald Horst and his wife Glenda, who grew up cooking in a commercial fishing family, carefully guide readers along the path to successful meals, beginning with a comprehensive review of oyster biology and the oyster industry. From inspecting shells and water quality to checking the appropriate weight and tags, this oyster encyclopedia includes detailed information no seafood lover could resist. Photographs accompany invaluable instructions on shucking and freezing the delicacy without damaging its sensitive soft tissue.Somewhere between choosing ingredients and understanding the oyster life cycle comes the best part-more than seventy-five delectable recipes have been added to this collection, including Drago''s Charbroiled Oysters, Angels on Horseback, and Dudley''s Deadly Fried Ones, all of which prove well-worth the shucking time.


Publisher Pelican Pub Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9781589809697
SKU 220727439
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1589809696
Release Date 9/30/2011
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 8.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note A cookbook for today's oyster renaissance. Whether it's the straightforward simplicity of a casserole, the velvety smoothness of a soup, or the explosiveness of a certain po-boy, oysters enrich a variety of dishes. This fourth volume of the Louisiana Seafood Bible provides more than 75 of the best oyster recipes in the state. Also included are interviews, shucking techniques, and a history of the Croatian immigrants whose lives and culture are intertwined with the oyster business.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0224
Publisher Pelican Publishing Company

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