You will enjoy the salty flavor and rich texture of our Chesapeake oysters. Oysters are a very healthy food and high in protein. Oysters can be eaten raw or prepared in a variety of ways such as fried, steamed, broiled & sauteed. They also make a killer oyster fritter. Oysters are caught and shucked daily by our local watermen. They are also available in the shell. Shucked oysters will keep 10-14 days after arrival date.
Handling & Preparation
Live shell oysters will keep 6-7 days if properly refrigerated.
Oysters can be used in a variety of ways, including fritters, oyster stew and casseroles. The recipe is really up to you.
- 3 cups Jiffy mix or Bisquick
- 1 cup water (approximately)
- 1 quart oysters
- 1 stick butter or margarine
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 pint milk
Mix Jiffy mix with enough water to form a soft dough. Use 2/3 of the dough for the bottom crust; roll out and place in a casserole dish. Bake for 15 minutes at 375 degrees. Meanwhile, drain oysters, reserving liquid. In saucepan, combine washed oysters, butter, salt and pepper. Cook until oysters curl. Add warmed milk and 1/2 of the reserved liquid from the oysters. Spoon oysters and liquid into cooked crust. Roll out remaining dough for top crust and layer over top of casserole. Bake at 375 degrees until crust is golden brown.