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Classic Seafood Recipes & Fish Recipes
Shellfish Recipes: Clams, Crab, Lobster, Oysters, Scallops & Shrimp

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OYSTER RECIPES

 Raw Oysters (1884)
 Oysters On Ice (1884)
 Broiled Oysters (1896)
 Oysters In Brown Sauce (1896)
 Cooked In The Shells (1884)
 Creamed Oysters (1884)
 Oysters in Crusts (1884)
 Curried Oysters (1845)
 Devilled Oysters (1896)
 Fricasseed Oysters (1884)
 Oyster Fricassee (1896)
 Fried Oysters (1851)
 Fried Oysters (1884)
 Oyster Fritters (1851)
 Oysters and Macaroni (1896)
 Oyster Macaroni Croquettes (1896)
 Pickled Oysters (1851)
 Pickled Oysters
 Oyster Pie (1851)
 Pigs in Blankets (1884)
 Scalloped Oysters (1884)
 Scalloped Oysters (1896)
 Scolloped Oysters (1858)
 Scolloped Oysters (1851)
 Scalloped Oysters (1903)
 Smothered Oysters (1884)
 To Stew Oysters (1845)
 Stewed Oysters (1851)


Clam Recipes
Crab Recipes
Lobster Recipes
Scallop Recipes
Shrimp Recipes

STEWED OYSTERS
(Directions for Cookery, 1851)


Put the oysters into a sieve, and set it on a pan to drain the liquor from them.

Then cut off the hard part, and put the oysters into a stew-pan with some whole pepper, a few blades of mace, and some grated nutmeg.

Add a small piece of butter rolled in flour.
Then pour over them about half of the liquor, or a little more.

Set the pan on hot coals, and simmer them gently about five minutes.

Try one, and if it tastes raw cook them a little longer.

Make some thin slices of toast, having cut off all the crust.

Butter the toast and lay it in the bottom of a deep dish. 

Put the oysters upon it with the liquor in which they were stewed.

The liquor of oysters should never be thickened by stirring in flour. It spoils the taste, and gives them a sodden and disagreeable appearance, and is no longer practised by good cooks. A little cream is a fine improvement to stewed oysters.

 

 

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