Oyster Shucking in Tomales Bay

Hi lovelies! I hope that you all had a lovely weekend! Did any of you go to Christmas parties this weekend? My sorority alumni group had a party yesterday and it was so much fun! In addition to the usual festivities, one of our members is a cake pop making expert and gave us a lesson! It was great and I can’t wait to give them a shot soon myself. This was a busy weekend though and the day before all of my friends got together for a little day trip. My friend Biz planned for us all to drive to Tomales Bay which is about an hour and a half from SF, for a fun day of oyster shucking and eating. I don’t actually eat oysters (and can’t have shellfish right now per doctor’s orders) so for me it was more shucking and chatting. Everyone brought delicious dishes to share and I made a quinoa salad that was so easy and super yummy! I’ll have to share the recipe soon. We got so lucky that not only was it not raining, but it was such a beautiful day! It was such a relaxing and fun day- then again, with this group, every time we hang out is wonderful!

My "outdoorsy" outfit!

My “outdoorsy” outfit!

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Ladies in vests

Ladies in vests

 

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Candid moment mid-shuck… it was surprisingly hard!

Oysters on the BBQ with all the fixins

Oysters on the BBQ with all the fixins

Group shot

Group shot

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Questions:

-Do eat oysters or shellfish?

-Have you ever shucked an oyster?