Old Fashioned Scalloped
This dish graced the Thanksgiving
Table at my Aunt Vera's house at various other times throughout the year; but always
Thanksgiving. Even those (like myself) who do not like Oysters the flavor of the
crackers are wonderful. Enjoy!
Your Host, Brad
2 pints fresh oysters
8 Tbl melted butter
1 Tbl lemon juice
2 cups saltine crackers, crumbled in large pieces
freshly ground black pepper
1 pint half and half
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp sherry
Preheat oven to 350°.
Drain oysters, reserving liquid. Mix
butter and lemon juice and pour over crackers, tossing to mix. In a greased baking
dish, layer 1/3 crumbs, half oysters, 1/3 crumbs, remaining oyster, sprinkle oysters
lightly with pepper. Combine the reserved oyster liquid with enough half and half to
make a cup. Stir in salt, Worcestershire and sherry. Pour over oysters.
Top with remaining 1/3 of the crumb mixture.
Bake 30 minutes or until thoroughly
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