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                             BENNE-OYSTER SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Oysters
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       tb           Benne (sesame seeds)
    1       c            Oyster liquor, drained from
                         -the oysters
    1       c            Cream
   12       lg           Oysters, shucked
 
   Caynne pepper and freshly ground black pepper
   
   On a baking sheet in a preheated 350 degree F. oven or
   in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat, cook the
   benne seeds until evenly browned, about 10-15 minutes.
   Remove to a mortar and grind with a pestle, until a
   paste forms, adding a few drops of oyster liquor or
   cream if necessary. Heat the cream and oyster liquor
   together in a saucepan. Gradually stir in the benne
   paste, the add the oysters and continue to heat until
   oysters are just curled. It takes only a minute.
   Season with cayenne and black pepper. Serves 2.
   
   SOURCE: *Hoppin' John’s Lowcountry Cooking Published
   Early American Life
      8/93    POSTED BY: Jim Bodle 9/93
  
 
 
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