During a day in the marsh with a professional oysterwoman, a Wilmington writer who was born and raised in the Midwest learns to stop worrying and love the briny flavor of fresh, wild oysters.
3 North Carolina-Made Kitchen Tools We Love
Quality utensils can turn a good cook into a great one, and it doesn’t hurt if they look good, too.
Our State Knows Best: Oysters
Find out what three experts have to say about the mighty mollusk and why oysters are so important to our coast. Plus, find how to shuck ’em and the tastiest way to eat ’em.
9 of Our Favorite Stew Recipes to Warm You Up This Season
During the chilliest months of the year, only a soul-warming stew will do.
Oyster Stew with Melted Brie
Our oyster stew is coastal — with a continental twist.
History: The Great Oyster War
In 1890, tensions between native Ocracokers and marauding outsiders came to a head. At the center of the conflict? A small but valuable shellfish.
Oysters are the Beauty Within Stump Sound
The tastiest oysters come from the unlikeliest of places: The silt and mud of Stump Sound.
Oyster or Clam Fritters
Use oyster liquor or clam juice to make a snack that's deliciously fried and full of flavor.
Wrightsville Beach Oyster Stew
If you're looking for a hot, fresh meal, give Juliet Lee's Wrightsville Beach Oyster Stew recipe a try from the Seaboard to Sideboard Entertains cookbook.