Oysters A La Osage
|Oysters||2 Cup (32 tbs), cut if large|
|Freshly grated nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Bacon slices||6 , cooked crisp and crumbled|
|Shredded swiss cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Coarsely broken salted soda crackers||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Grease a shallow 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Arrange the oysters and their juices in the dish, grate nutmeg over them, and sprinkle on salt and pepper.
Sprinkle on the bacon and cheese, pour the cream over all, then cover with cracker crumbs and dot with butter.
Bake uncovered in a 400° oven for 20 minutes.