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Cheesy Oysters Nov 21, 2006 11:47 PM

If we buy fresh oysters tomorrow, can I store then until Thursday when we'll have them on the half shell? Any tips for keeping them fresh in the fridge. Thanks

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  1. Candy RE: Cheesy Oysters Nov 22, 2006 12:25 AM

    Absolutely. They will be fine for several days.

    1. babette feasts RE: Cheesy Oysters Nov 22, 2006 01:01 AM

      I agree, but put them on ice for best keeping.

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        cheapskate RE: Cheesy Oysters Nov 22, 2006 05:26 AM

        Yes, oysters keep for weeks when chilled and, most importantly, given access to air. I worked in a restaurant that would buy huge sacks of oysters that would sit in the cooler for at least a week before they got used, and always came out fine. Just don't keep them in a plastic bag or other airtight container. Yumm, oysters....

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