Raw Oysters on Half Shell

Huitres en Coquilles

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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 6 Oysters on Each Plate
  • Cracked Ice
  • Maunsel White, or Black Pepper, Cayenne and Vinegar
  • Lemon, Sliced or Cut in


Allow six oysters to each person where the bivalve is used to begin the dinner or breakfast. Have the Oysters opened in their shells and remove one-half of the shell, without disturbing the Oyster, and place on plates, on cracked ice, with a quarter of a sliced lemon in the center of the plate. Serve with black pepper and Cayenne, if desired, or the famous Maunsel White, sold in all New Orleans