Recipe: Oyster Chowder

  • 3 POTATOES cut in half-inch cubes 1 pint small Oysters
  • 1 onion chopped fine 1½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ cup celery chopped fine 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat 2 cups hot milk
  • 3 cups boiling water ¼ cup sifted crumbs

Cook POTATOES, onion, celery, and bacon fat in boiling water for fifteen minutes; add Oysters, salt and pepper, and cook five minutes; skim; add hot milk and crumbs, and serve with pilot crackers.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)