Grandma Jean's Baked Oysters~ From Savoring Cape Cod
In 1838, J.A. Stubbs, opened a stall at historic Faneuil Hall Market in Boston. He shipped oysters from beds in Wellfleet, Pocasset, Rhode Island and Maryland. In his guide to Cape Cod, Thoreau made memorable an overnight at the home of a colorful character, "The Wellfleet Oysterman, who lived on Williams Pond.
note: My husband currently has an oyster bed along the Audubon in Wellfleet today.
- dozen oysters, opened and on the half shell
- 1/2 c
- seasond bread crumbs
- 1 Tbsp
- olive oil
- 1 Tbsp
- butter or margarine
- 3 slice
- of bacon
- salt and pepper to taste
- lemon wedges
"THE WORLD IS MY OYSTER!" SAYS WELLFLEET
Cook 3 strips of bacon until nearly done and cut with scissors into squares. Arrange bacon squares on top of oysters and bread crumbs.
Add salt and pepper to taste.