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CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook

CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook

Savoring Four Seasons of the Good Life

Erin Zircher, Jane Stoddard, and Carlos Hidalgo with Martha W. Murphy

St. Martin's Griffin


A cookbook that captures the laid-back, but elegant lifestyle of Nantucket and the wonderful dishes of its locals' and tourists' favorite CRU Oyster Bar.

CRU Oyster Bar’s casually stylish cuisine is an ode to the ocean, local farms, and the seasons, served in a beautiful setting on Nantucket Harbor.

Zircher takes her inspiration from her classical French training, her love of Mediterranean flavors, and family recipes in these 75 never-before-published recipes. With full-sized four-color images of the food and the island, the CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook brings the vibrancy of Nantucket’s spectacular beauty to its pages.

Recipes featured in this cookbook include fluke meunière, harissa grilled tuna with leeks vinaigrette, and crispy fried oysters with radish rémoulade. There’s no shortage of lobster recipes with lobster tail, lobster bisque, lobster salad, and lobster cocktail. And dessert as well! Hazelnut shortbread with wild blackberry jam and vanilla and rum roasted plums with orange-scented pound cake. The cocktails are a draw of their own—both delicious and pretty, there are recipes for season-appropriate drinks that anyone can master.

A gorgeous tribute to the island—complete with sidebars with information only locals know—and to the gem that is CRU, the CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook allows you to enjoy the flavors, places, and luxury of Nantucket every day of the year.

Praise for CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook

Praise for CRU Oyster Bar:

"The place to see and be seen on Nantucket… only made better by their cocktails and fresh seafood.” —Travel & Leisure

"A chic, expertly run restaurant..." —Wall Street Journal

"Elegant views, terrific food...." —New York Times


Reviews from Goodreads

Erin Zircher, Jane Stoddard, and Carlos Hidalgo with Martha W. Murphy

ERIN ZIRCHER, JANE STODDARD, and CARLOS HIDALGO are the founders and partners of CRU Oyster Bar. Erin is Executive Chef and one of the most celebrated chefs on the island. Her skills have been featured in national media including Saveur, Town & Country, Wine Spectator, and Cooking Channel TV. Jane is Managing Partner and is responsible for ensuring the customer experience at CRU is always exceptional. Carlos is Managing Partner, focusing on the financial aspects of the restaurant and creating its signature wine list and cocktail menu that compliments the food and season.

is the co-writer of the CRU Oyster Bar Nantucket Cookbook. She is an award-winning writer with a specialty in food, health, and how-to books, including The Low Glycal Diet, The Bed & Breakfast Cookbook, and How to Start and Operate Your Own Bed & Breakfast.

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