Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Escargot: It's What's for Lunch


An Oystercatcher Catches Snails 
Sandy Hook, NJ 

In washed the tide
and with it came thousands of snails.


 From the Tide 
 Sandy Hook, NJ 

I took a cue from the wildlife
and collected a bucketful of them.



Sandy Hook, NJ 

I found this recipe from Emeril.
Sounds delicious.


Piping Plover  
Sandy Hook, NJ 

I whipped up a batch for the fam.
It was delicious.


Oystercatcher  
Sandy Hook, NJ 

And...I did no such thing.
I never ate a snail
and have no plans on changing that status
no matter how many stars the recipe has.

Have you eaten snails?




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11 comments:

  1. You don't know what you are missing, I'll have your portion. I could eat them every day. That oystercatcher is a good looking bird.

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  2. i tasted a small piece of one that had been sauteed in garlic butter, it was all i could do to swallow it, but that was in my mind. did the same thing with gator tail. yuck. leave the snails for the birds. i have never seen anything like these on the beach, we have similar but we call the conch and now i wonder if they are conch snails... great shots

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  3. The ocean and beach are coming to life!

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  4. LOVE these bird photos! I have never seen an Oystercatcher of Piping Plover...and I AM jealous! ;)

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  5. No snails for me thank you very much! The Oystercatcher can have them all. I love it's dark orange beak.

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  6. I have not eaten them, nor do I ever plan to try them. Ewww! The birds can have them.

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  7. Amazing photos. You can really see the wildlife happening.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  8. I love them. I think Woody and I are the only ones. Butter and garlic -- scrumptious! I also like oysters on the half shell and that's something most people don't want to experience. A little horseradish and a squeeze of lemon and a cold draught of beer = heavenly!

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  9. amazing! LOVE the 3rd image especially!

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  10. No I don't think I could do that, unless I didn't know what I was eating.

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