#Oysters 101! . Choose : Flat top, deep cup, a sealed edge (best!) Avoid : open shells, a hollow shell . How to tell if theyre good : The meat should fill the shell. It should feel firm Lots of brine It its spawny, its bitter. . To keep them fresh, store cup-side down (flat side up) To store, moisten a towel with a cold water. Tutup and refrigerate . To open : Wriggle knife into hinge Give it a twist Listen to that pop Slice through the muscle Freedom!