A simple, yet delicious stew. Smoked oysters are heated in butter and then simmered with single cream. It's creamy and delicate in flavour. Serve with crusty bread.
I wanted to change a few things on this recipe, it turns my father had copied it down wrong. Although this is a recipe from my dads family, my grandmother taught my mother how to make it. When I fixed a pot last night I was so disappointed, I called mom and discovered dad had given me his - 14 Apr 2004 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
excellent! perfect! exactly how my grandmother made it... simple and delicious! if others want to stick a bunch of other stuff it in - fine - let them do it individually... as for me ... I'll take the simple taste of this delicious oyster stew - 29 Jan 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Very bland as is. I melted 1/2 cup butter in the pan, added the oysters with the juice, added garlic salt, paprika, and celery seed. Cooked the oysters until done, added 2% milk and heated through. Much better with these additions. By adding the oyster juice it actually tasted like oyster stew. - 10 Feb 2004 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)