How to Shuck an Oyster

To help you enjoy the oysters you purchased from one of Talbot County’s seafood markets, here is a brief oyster shucking tutorial:

Step 1 – Pick up and hold the oyster in a towel or oyster shucking glove

Step 2 – Slip knife tip into the hinge of the oyster

Step 3 – Push knife in to pop open the hinge

Step 4 – Once hinge is released, remove the top shell

Step 5 – Use knife to pry oyster free

Step 6 – Eat the oyster!

Step 7 – Repeat