Shucks - It's National Oyster Day in the USA!
Love them or, well, not so much, many believe the delectable shell-bearing mollusks have aphrodisiac properties to help with the old libido! In fact, legend has it that the infamous lover, Casanova, ate 50 of them everyday for breakfast!
Rich in calcium, iron, zinc and protein, oysters can be eaten on the half shell, raw, baked, roasted, broiled, steamed, in soups or fried. About two billion pounds of oysters are consumed annually.