RECIPES

Mrs. C.C. Calhoun's Chafing Dish Oysters

  • Prep Time

    5min

  • Cook Time

    20min

  • Total Time

    25min

  • Servings

    4

Holiday recipes from Charleston Receipts, the nation’s oldest Junior League cookbook, published in 1950 and now in its thirty-fifth printing.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 cup thick cream
  • 6 waffle squares
  • 1 pint small oysters
  • 1 wineglass sherry
  • Cayenne, mace, celery salt to taste

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Melt the butter in a chafing dish. Add the oysters and cook for 3 or 4 minutes.

Step 2:

  • Pour the cream in slowly and carefully, and bring just to the boiling point.

Step 3:

  • When ready to serve add the sherry. Before ladling onto the crisp, hot waffles, dust with seasonings.