On Oyster ~1897

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On Oysters

No doubt that many will be celebrating the New Year with oysters. Delicious! Here is some sage advice on choosing and preparing these bivalves.

Paragraph two – on storing oysters – is fantastic:

  • Cellar floor
  • Sheets
  • Salt
  • Corn meal
  • Water

Source: Motgomery Ward and Co’s Common Sense Cookery, 1897.

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