Oyster Stew

Oyster stew is a New England classic and a natural first course for an old-fashioned standing rib roast Christmas dinner. If you are rushed, look for freshly shucked oysters packed in their own liquor. They are sold in jars at most fish markets.
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GACook
Brunswick, GA
May 1, 2010
Would You Recommend? Yes
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A Different Oyster Stew - Not the classic
May 1, 2010
Oysters are a regional favorite and we have them often, in many different ways. This recipe is good for what it is, but it's not classic oyster stew. The 'real deal' has only butter, oysters, milk, salt and pepper spiked with a little cayenne. In this version, the onions over-powered the oysters a bit and gave the milk a somewhat sour taste. It reminded me vaguely of the New Orleans version with pureed artichokes and bacon. If I made it again, I would reduce the onions by half, add a little nutmeg and thyme, and substitute a little sherry for part of the vermouth. Bottom line, I would probably use my oyster money to make the classic version.
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VACooknItup
Posted December 6, 2010
Oyster Stew - NOT the classic
Some things are best left alone.... Why mess with perfection
'real deal' has only butter, oysters, milk, salt and pepper spiked with a little cayenne.
In VA we spike it with a little
Olde Bay Seasoning
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Gwynne
Grand Rapids, MN
April 30, 2010
Would You Recommend? Yes
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New Year's Eve Tradition
April 30, 2010
We have always had this at a friends house on New Year's Eve. This year I decided to make it for our Christmas Eve Dinner's first course. It was amazing! Even my son, who spends a lot of time in Seattle and loves oysters, raved!