1. Keep live oysters in a cold,wet place in the cartons or sacks in which they arrived. They should keep at least 1 week.
Store fresh shucked oysters in the original container in refrigerator at 30° to 34°F (-1° to 1°C).They will keep up to 1 week.
Keep frozen oysters in freezer, at 0°F (-18°C) or colder, until ready for use.Thaw in refrigerator for 24 hours or more, depending on size of container.
(d) Carefully cut the lower end of the muscle from the bottom shell to loosen oyster. Remove any particles of shell from the oyster before serving.
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