Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 quart oysters

  2. 4 cups scalded milk

  3. 1/4 cup butter

  4. 1/2 tablespoon salt

  5. 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  6. 3/4 cup cold water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Instructions Clean oysters by placing them in a colander and pouring over them 3/4 cup cold water. Carefully pick over oysters, reserve liquor, and heat it to boiling-point. Strain through double cheesecloth, add oysters, and cook until oysters are plump and edges begin to curl. Remove oysters with skimmer and put them in a pot with butter, salt, and pepper. Add oyster liquor, strained a second time, and milk. Serve with oyster crackers. .


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