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Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins
I worked as a waitress in Ocean City, MD at the Majestic Hotel during my summer breaks from college. The hotel is still there, but under different ownership now. This was the owner's wife's recipe. This was a favorite that was served in the dining room. Very tasty and easy to make. Today's oysters seem not to be as salty as they were 50 years ago. Today when I buy oysters I do not wash them. That decision I will leave up to you as you know the oysters you buy. I have given the ingredients as printed on my recipe, but I like to add: !/2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce, 1/8 tsp. dry mustard, and just a sprinkling of dried onion flakes to the mixture. Please note: the original recipe for the pie crust called for 1 heaping Tbsp. Crisco, but I couldn't get the word heaping in the list of ingredients.
- Oyster filling:.
- In a large bowl, combine the oysters, potato soup, margarine, plus the salt and pepper to taste.
- Crust (2):.
- Mix flour and Crisco well with a fork.
- Add a small amount of warm water to make a soft dough. Divide into 2 balls of douogh.
- Sprinkle some flour on cleaned countertop and roll the first ball of dough thin.
- Line a 9-inch Pyrex pie plate.
- Sprinkle more flour and roll the other ball of dough thin. Reserve to top the pie.
- Fill the pie plate that has the crust lining it with the oyster mixture.
- Cover the top with the second crust.
- Cut top in a crisscross pattern to allow steam to escape.
- Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 30 minutes and crust is brown.