I’m sure you think that opening oysters is difficult, but it’s actually pretty easy once you get the hang of it. In fact, I’ve taught a couple dozen people to open oysters…and, everyone (even the frail) has succesfully pulled it off…on their first try. If an 8 year-old can do it, so can you! Here’s how:
1. With a towel in hand (to protect your hand from the oyster knife), hold the oyster cupped-side down, with the hinge toward you.