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Grandpa D's Favorite Scalloped Oysters Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Mitchem
Added: Monday, June 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pt. oysters (fresh are best)
2 c. medium coarse crackers (Ritz) (46 crackers)
1/2 c. butter, melted
3/4 c. light cream
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. Worcestershire sauce
Pepper as directed

Directions:
Directions:
Drain oysters, reserving 1/4 c. liquor. Combine crumbs and butter, spread 1/3 of crumbs in 8 1/2" round pan (Grandma Dearing always used a loaf pan). Cover with 1/2 of the oysters. Sprinkle with pepper. Using another 1/3 of the crumbs, spread a second layer, cover with remaining oysters. Sprinkle with pepper. Combine cream, reserved oyster liquor, salt, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over oysters and top with remaining crumbs. Bake in 350 oven, about 40 minutes or till done.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour including cooking
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Grandpa (Gary) Dearing's favorite dish at holiday meals, which was the only time we made it. If you like oysters, you'll love it. If you don't like oysters, try it anyway. This is really rich and probably makes more than 4 servings.

 

 

 

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