Oyster Blog — Oyster World

May 19, 2008: Emeril and Martha cooking with Hama Hama

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On Thursday, May 1st, the Martha Stewart Show featured guest chef Emeril Lagasse, who cooked up a fried oyster salad using Hama Hama oysters. Watch the show, get the recipe. Here are some of our favorite quotes from the show: "We're actually not using oysters from Louisiana today, we're using oysters from the Pacific, from Washington State... just because when we tasted these—they're called Hama Hama—and when we tasted these..." -Emeril "Look how plump" -Emeril "Oh so gorgeous!" -Martha "Look how beautiful they look" -Emeril "Oh my gosh" -Martha "They smell like the sea; they smell like salt... they're briny,...

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Apr 14, 2008: Champion Deep Dish

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Last weekend 22-year old Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti, a professional eater from Chicago, consumed 35 dozen oysters in 8 minutes to win the Acme World Oyster Eating Championship in New Orleans. Read the AP article here for a glimpse into the weird world of competitive eating, and check out the Chicagoist for an up-close picture of Deep Dish.

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