Sunday, January 18, 2009

OYSTER STEW


3T Butter, plus butter for garnish
2T finely chopped celery
2T finely chopped onion
1Quart shucked oysters with liquor
4 cups whole milk heated
2t Worcestershire sauce
Dash salt,pepper, and cayenne pepper
Paprika for garnish

In a heavy bottomed pot melt the butter. Saute the celery and onion until limp. Add the oysters and their liquor to the pot. Cook only until the edges of the oysters curl slightly.
Add the milk and seasonings . Heat until the edges of the oysters have curled.
Serve at once. Garnish with a pat of butter and a dusting of paprika.

It's so cold out today, and this just is so good, I think I will make some today.

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