Procure oysters on the half shell, wash them and drain them, and put them back on the shells.
Place ice cream salt to the thickness of about one half inch on a platter and preheat, placing
the oysters that are on the half shells on the hot salt and run them in the broiler for 5 minutes.
Then cover with the following sauce and bread crumbs and bake in hot oven until brown. Serve hot.
Sauce for Oysters Rockefeller:
1 cp oyster water
1 cp plain water
1/4 bunch shallots
1 small sprig thyme
1/2 cp ground bread crumbs toasted and sifted
1 oz. herbsaint
1 cp best butter
1/4 bunch spinach
1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
2 small stalks green celery
1 - Grind all the vegetables in the chopper.
2 - Put the water and the oyster liquor together and let boil vigorously for about 5 minutes then add
the ground vegetables and cook about 20 minutes or until it'sw to the consistency of a thick sauce.
3 - Stir in the butter until melted and remove from the fire, add the herbsaint, pour sauce over oysters
on the shell, sprinkle with breadcrumbs return to hot oven for 5 minutes and serve piping hot on the
platter on which you cooked them.