Slightly Italian Oysters

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Appears in
The Clay-Pot Cookbook

By Georgia Sales

Published 1974

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Here's a totally improvised dish that delighted post-Yuletide guests surfeited with Christmas fowl. Be sure to place the oysters in the center, and don't overcook. Instead of olive oil, we used goose fat left over from the Christmas goose.


  • 2 pints shucked oysters, liquid reserved
  • 1 medium-sized eggplant, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon


Presoak a clay pot, top and bottom, in water for 15 minutes.

Fry the sliced eggplant in 2 teaspoons olive oil (or goose fat) and set aside, fry the thinly sliced onions in the remaining olive oil and set aside. Place alternate layers of half the eggplant, the sliced tomato, onions, and half t