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Old April 7th, 2008, 03:24 PM   #18
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CREAM OF OYSTER SOUP (OYSTER VELOUTE')
SERVES 4

OYSTERS
BUTTER
FLOUR
CREAM
TABASCO


1. Open: 2 dz. fresh oysters, being careful to retain all the liquor (3 cups).

2. Put oysters and liquor into a saucepan and add: 1 c. water. Bring liuid to a simmer and cook until edges of oysters curl, about 1 minute.

3. In saucepan melt: 5 Tbsp butter. stir in: 6 Tbsp flour. Gradually stir in the hot oyster liquor and cook stirring, until sauce is smooth and thick. Cook over very low heat for 30 minutes, sitting occasionally.
Heat to simmering: 1c. Cream. Add the hot cream and the oysters to the sauce and season with: tsp Tabasco, or to taste.
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