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Susan Axelrod

Susan Axelrod's food writing career began in the kitchen; she owned a restaurant and catering business for 15 years before turning to journalism. By day, she is the social media editor for Portland Press Herald. To relax, she bakes, gardens and hikes with her husband and their two dogs, preferably followed by a cocktail or a Maine beer. Susan can be contacted at 791-6310 or On Twitter: @susansaxelrod

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Posted: December 4, 2012

Oyster Sampler

Written by: Susan Axelrod

Clockwise from top: oyster on the half shell; lobster stuffed baked oyster; oyster Rockefeller; oyster mornay (John Ewing/Staff Photographer)

J’s Oyster Bar: Portland

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