Oyster Stew



1 quart oysters and liquid with them

1 cup water

2 stalks celery

1 cup undiluted evaporated milk

2 cups whole milk

Lump of butter

1/8 tsp. nutmeg

1/8 tsp. ground cloves

1/8 tsp. pepper

1-1/2 tsp. salt


1. Cut up celery fine and boil it several minutes in water.
2. Add oysters and the liquid that is with them; boil until edges curl.
3. Add milk, butter and dry ingredients.

Recipe courtesy of The Butcher Shoppe.