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       Title: STEAMY SMOKED OYSTER DIP
  Categories: Appetizers, Cheese, Fish, Vegetables, Dips
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 tb Butter Or Regular Margarine
     1/2 c  Almonds; Sliced
       1 c  Cream Cheese; Softened
       1 tb Milk
       1 x  Black Pepper; To Taste
   1 1/2 ts Horseradish; Prepared
       2 tb White Onion; Chopped
       7 oz Smoked Oysters; *
  
   *    Use two 3.6 oz cans of smoked oysters, rinsed,
   drained and mashed
        with a fork.
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   ++++++++++++++++++ Melt the butter in a frying pan.
   Brown the almonds, on all sides, in the melted butter
   and set aside.  Beat the cream cheese until smooth
   then blend in the milk.  Add the pepper to taste,
   horseradish, and chopped onion, blending well.  Fold
   in the oysters and pour into a casserole dish.
   Sprinkle the browned almonds on the top and bake at
   375 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.
   Put in a chafing dish and serve hot. Makes about 2 1/4
   cups of dip. SUGGESTED DIPPERS:  Potato Chips,
   Tortilla Chips, Cheese Crackers, Bell Peppers, Fennel,
   Zucchini
  
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