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Aulayna
04-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Oi yes or Oi no?

Freya
04-01-2013, 08:07 AM
ew what gross no. WHO EATS THOSE?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_lf2gCDuEGkE/TIpvw0psnnI/AAAAAAAAAXY/HN7QEfuzx1Y/s1600/walrus-with-oysters.jpg

The Summoner of Leviathan
04-01-2013, 09:26 AM
Eww, no. Incidentally, I am good at shucking them because of work.

Madame Adequate
04-01-2013, 09:26 AM
They're good!

Pike
04-01-2013, 09:43 AM
Never had 'em.

blackmage_nuke
04-01-2013, 11:06 AM
With a little soysauce theyre nice

Jinx
04-01-2013, 02:52 PM
Never had them, but I'd like to try them!

What's the best way to eat them, though? There's like, a million different ways to.

Pheesh
04-01-2013, 02:55 PM
Natural - Yes
Kilpatrick - Somewhat
Some kind of dressing - Eh, depends
Mornay - No.

Those are the only kinds that I've had, and the oysters really can't be too large and have to be very fresh.

The Summoner of Leviathan
04-01-2013, 08:05 PM
There are tons of different kinds of oysters with different salinity levels, so it really depends. You might not like a certain oyster (if it is too salty) but might like a different kind.

Renmiri
04-01-2013, 08:14 PM
Love them, fresh with lemon and salt.. you can see the poor oyster squirming as the salt and lemon hit it. Mwahahaha

Denmark
04-01-2013, 08:26 PM
no no no no and no

why are there so many goshdang threads about seafood i don't like it stop it now

fire_of_avalon
04-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Oh I need to add that to my list of things I don't like. Oysters.

Loony BoB
04-02-2013, 12:19 PM
I haven't tried them. This is one of those things that I'm less inclined to try, even though I love trying new things... too many people have described it as "like eating phlegm" that I get the feeling I'd vomit it back up if I had a go. :S

I don't really have many opportunities to try it, mind you. Maybe if it was free, in front of me and I had the right mood I'd give it a go. But I'd definitely need something to spit it back into ready for use...

Miriel
04-02-2013, 12:45 PM
I used to hate oysters. They were slimy and not really flavorful aside from a general ocean-y taste and also they're fucking EXPENSIVE. It's like, $18 for a half dozen. Nuts!

But I would try them occasionally here and there. And the more I ate, the more I wanted to eat. And now when I see them on menus, I have this strange urge to order them. I have a feeling they have some sort of addictive quality to them, because everyone I know who loves oysters can't stop eating them. It's like pringles. You can't stop at just one. They're really really good with a citric vinaigrette. Or a shot of tabasco. Yum.