I stopped by Louisiana Foods on Wednesday and bought a sack of oysters. I went for the giant-size super selects. These were harvested a couple of days ago in Matagorda Bay, and thanks to the sandy bottom, the oysters are much cleaner than the usual Galveston Bay catch. I served some on the half shell before Thanksgiving dinner, and I also made oyster dressing.
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Manager Rob Allgood said he thought he'd bought too many oysters for the holiday, and he might have some good deals on Friday (today). He guessed that a hundred-count bag of regular-size oysters might be selling for about $23, and a sack of super selects for around $36. Call Rob at 713-987-7217 and arrange to go pick up a bag or two for the weekend.