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Cotton's Scalloped Oysters Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mark Aubin
Added: Monday, November 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup breadcrumbs
2 cups cracker crumbs ( ritz style is best for this one)
1/2 pound melted butter
2 pints oysters (drain, save liquid,pick out shell fragments)
3/4 cup light cream
salt and pepper
2 cloves minced garlic
Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Combine melted butter with both kinds of crumbs. Combine light cream with reserved oyster liquid.In a casserole dish,layer-----------1/3 layer crumb mix-- 1/2 layer oysters---1/2 cream and season with S and P then,1/3 layer crumbs 1/2 oyster and 1/2 cream on top.season,Cover the top with the remaining 1/3 crumb mix and top off with Parmesan and S and P.Bake in a 400 degree oven for 50 minutes or so then lower oven temp to 350 and continue cooking for another 1/2 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours or so
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Check with your Doctor before you make this one.This is a recipe I got from my good buddy Chris Cotton.The Cotton family tradition was to make this dish once a year at thanksgiving as a special treat.It's so rich, so yummy.start a tradition today, try it.

 

 

 

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