• November 2010

    Oyster Knife Guide (?)

    November 29, 2010

    This year as part of our holiday newsletter we put together a gift-buying guide for oyster lovers. One of the items we included in the guide was a very unique oyster knife from Georgia, and that got us wondering what other handmade oyster knives might be floating around the internet. 1. For those of you who don’t get our newsletter, here’s the Georgia […]

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    We’ve put crab on sale in the store, and crab cakes. And, just for the fun of it: some really good Italian red table wine is also on sale. Not that there’s anybody out on the roads. It’s about 20 degrees, but the sun’s out and it’s beautiful. More (and better) pictures soon.  


    Sideways Snow

    November 22, 2010

    We weren’t dreaming of a white Thanksgiving, but it looks like we might get one!

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    Our oysters come in all different sizes, and yesterday both ends of the spectrum came across the packing table. Teresa documented it with her camera phone. A perfectly small yearling:   And here is an oyster we would call a medium, simply because we don’t have a sort called “outrageously large oysters:” On another note: if you want […]



    November 17, 2010

    From this lovely blog: Four kinds: hama hama (Hood Canal, Washington), kumamoto (Humboldt Bay, Cailfornia), island creek (Duxbury, Massachusetts), wellfleet (Cape Cod, Massachusetts). All amazing but the hama hama was my favorite. I was super duper excited about this one. Finding this blog post brought a welcome ray of sunshine into an otherwise soggy gray […]



    November 3, 2010

    Here we have the inspiration for the movie tremors.  Teredo clams are worm-shaped clams that use shell-shaped jaws to chew through wood.  Because these clams do  look an awful lot like worms, and perhaps because the idea of a wood eating clam is too strange to believe, people refer to these animals as shipworms or termites of the sea. But […]