“Greenport, like towns on Staten Island, prospered from the oyster.”
So wrote John Kochiss, author of “Oystering from New York to Boston,” in 1973, pointing back to the oyster’s heyday on eastern Long Island in the early part of the 20th century.
Fast-forward 100 years or so, and things have … Continue reading
Widow’s Hole Brings Back Greenport Oysters
GOOD EATS beth ann clyde | DECEMBER 14, 2015
When Mike and Isabel Osinski started Widow’s Hole Oyster Co. they were taking a bet on … Continue reading
I literally fell into oyster farming – one Easter morning 14 years ago, with two infants in my arms, my dock collapsed into a very cold Widow’s Hole. At the time, I had just sold my software company and was having a difficult time enjoying early retirement. As soon … Continue reading
Our variation of French onion soup calls for a stock of pureed oysters instead of beef stock, thus reducing the carbon footprint immensly of this classic autumn dish.
Recipe is for 6 individual oven-ready bowls..
- 8 onions, sliced thin
- 8 Widow’s Hole 5 year old oysters, each of whom … Continue reading