Oyster Bisque

Oyster bisque.
  • 1 pint oysters
  • 1 slice onion
  • 2 stalks celery
  • Sprig parsley
  • Bay leaf, small piece
  • 1 quart milk
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Drain oysters and chop.
  2. Add liquor and heat slowly to boiling point.
  3. Add onion, celery, parsley and bay leaf to milk; scald; strain.
  4. Melt butter in top of double boiler and blend in flour, add milk and cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  5. Add oysters, seasonings and heat.
  6. Serve immediately with chopped parsley or paprika.
Serves 6.

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