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I have yet to find a beach on which I can forage for oysters.  I still haven’t figured that one out.  But Tyla and I are blessed, living here in Coupeville in that our local grocer carries oysters live in the shell.  At least once a week this fall our lunch has consisted of a dozen of the bivalves.  We like them simply topped with our compound butter du jour and broiled just long enough for them to plump and release their love.   (I have included a couple of our favorite recipes at the end of this post.)

Oysters are equally delicious and nutritious, but you may be unaware just how important they are to marine ecology.  They provide both a literal and a metaphorical foundation for aquatic ecosystems. (more…)

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