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How do you preserve oysters at home?

Asked: Paul Andrew Odabashian, Last Updated:

Cover the oysters with a damp - not wet - tea towel or cloth. Check to make sure the tea towel or cloth remains damp while the oysters are stored in the fridge. Place the tray in the coldest part of the fridge - on the shelf closest to the freezer.

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