August 5 is NATIONAL OYSTER DAY–How about making some Oysters Rockefeller to mark the occasion? From The Stocked Pot and Company Cooking School and Culinary Team Building and Cooking Parties
THE STOCKED POT AND COMPANY COOKING SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY IN THE PIEDMONT TRIAD, NORTH CAROLINA
“Oysters on the half shell are topped with a butter and herb puree and baked, creating one of America’s iconic dishes.”
2 cups rock salt, or more as needed
1 cup chopped watercress
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/4 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons minced green onion (white and pale green parts only)
2 tablespoons chopped celery
1 clove garlic minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons anise-flavored liqueur (such as Pernod®)
1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
36 oysters on the half shell
1. Preheat an oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Pour rock salt into a large, shallow casserole dish.
2. Combine watercress, butter, bread crumbs, green onions, celery, tarragon, Italian parsley, anise-flavored liqueur, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a food processor; blend until smooth. Add cream if necessary.
3. Place 8 to 12 shucked oysters on top of the rock salt. Spoon 1 to 2 teaspoons of watercress mixture a top each oyster.
4. Bake in the preheated oven until oysters are firm and butter has melted, about 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining oysters.
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Winston-Salem, NC 27104
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Winston-Salem, NC 27104