|Oyster Stew - 1894 Style|
~ from Jone Johnson Lewis, Women's History Guide
Recipes, 1894 style
The recipes in this collection are representative of cooking in America in the late 19th century, and the compilation of a cookbook shows the ways in which women were beginning to organize and act both within their traditional roles and outside of traditional expectations. The recipes are presented exactly as written in 1894, and may not conform to current nutritional or food preparation standards. Try at your own risk.
Recipes Tried and True
Compiled by the Ladies' Aid Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Ohio, 1894
OYSTER STEW. MRS. J. ED. THOMAS.
Wash one quart oysters and place on the fire. When they boil, add one quart of boiling milk, and season with salt, pepper, and plenty of butter. Serve with crackers or toast.