Gramps Oyster Stew

Grampa Kelly’s Oyster Stew:


  • 24 Salt Pond Select Oysters.
  • 1 Pint of oyster liquor.
  • There will be more than a pint of liquor, but too much becomes too salty.
  • 1/2 Pint of 1/2 and 1/2 cream.
  • 1 Pint of whole milk.
  • 1/2 stick of butter.
  • Fresh ground pepper.


  • Melt 1/2 stick of butter in a saucepan on med heat.
  • In separate saucepan, heat milk and cream.
  • Stir often so milk doesn’t curdle.
  • Add oysters to saucepan with melted butter.
  • Stir often and until oysters begin to curl at the end.
  • Once they do, slowly add oyster liquor.
  • Once liquor is at desired temperature, combine both saucepans and enjoy!