Fresh Oyster Recipes

In Blog, Simple Oyster Recipes by DougG

OYSTERS. Oysters must be fresh and fat to be good. They are in season from September to May. The small ones, such as are sold by the quart, are good for pies, fritters, or stews; the largest of this sort are nice for frying or pickling for family use.   FRIED OYSTERS. Take large oysters from their own liquor into …

Crab Classic Recipes

In Blog, Classic Crab Recipes by DougG

BAKED CRABS. Mix with the contents of a can of crabs, bread crumbs or pounded crackers. Pepper and salt the whole to taste; mince some cold ham; have the baking pan well buttered, place therein first a layer of the crab meat, prepared as above, then a layer of the minced ham, and so on, alternately until the pan is …

Recipes For Lobster Meat

In Blog, Great Lobster Recipes by DougG

OILED LOBSTER. Put a handful of salt into a large kettle or pot of boiling water. When the water boils very hard put in the lobster, having first brushed it and tied the claws together with a bit of twine. Keep it boiling from twenty minutes to half an hour, in proportion to its size. If boiled too long the …

Turtle Meat Recipes

In Blog, Recipes For Turtle by DougG

STEWED WATER TURTLES, OR TERRAPINS. Select the largest, thickest and fattest, the females being the best; they should be alive when brought from market. Wash and put them alive into boiling water, add a little salt, and boil them until thoroughly done, or from ten to fifteen minutes, after which take off the shell, extract the meat, and remove carefully …