Techniques How-To VIDEO: How to Shuck an Oyster In our Basics series, we tackle the simple kitchen tasks. No job is so small that it doesn't deserve to be done perfectly. Here: the perfect, simple way to shuck an oyster. Published Nov 19, 2013 11:17 PM Techniques Recipes by Ingredient SHARE Looking for great oyster recipes? Try these » Fish & Seafood How-To Oysters Protein Food Video MORE TO READ RELATED Spain’s Coziest Fish Dish Is Atún con Tomate (Tuna and Tomato Stew) You won’t see this stew on fancy restaurant menus—but it’s an abuela-approved standby that you don’t want to miss. READ NOW RELATED Pasta alla Gricia (Pasta with Guanciale, Pecorino, and Black Pepper) If you like carbonara, you’ll love this Roman trattoria standby. RELATED No-Churn Durian Ice Cream The polarizing tropical fruit shines in this easy, no-gadgets-required recipe.