Classic Seafood Recipes & Fish Recipes

Shellfish Recipes: Clams, Crab, Lobster, Oysters, Scallops & Shrimp



("The Settlement" Cook-Book, 1903)

    1 pt. oysters.
    4 tablespoons oyster liquor.
    2 tablespoons milk or cream.
    1/2 cup stale bread crumbs,
    1 cup cracker crumbs.
    1/2 cup melted butter.

Mix bread and cracker crumbs, and stir in butter.

Put a thin layer in bottom of buttered shallow baking dish, cover with oysters and sprinkle with salt and pepper; add one-half each of oyster liquor and cream.

Repeat, cover top with remaining crumbs.

Bake thirty minutes in hot oven.

Never allow more than two layers for scalloped oysters; if three layers are used, the middle layer will be underdone.



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