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Oysters Moscow
Serves 3 dozen oysters
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Courtesy of Gateway Spice Co.'s Aaron Lyons
February 2009

Read the article: Oyster lust: A boatload of varieties is within reach of St. Louis


1 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp. buttermilk
3 dozen West Coast oysters
¼ to 1/3 cup high-quality vodka
2 oz. caviar
Smoked sea salt


For the crème fraîche:
• Heat the cream to 105 degrees. Remove it from the heat, add the buttermilk and mix.
• Cover loosely with plastic wrap and store at room temperature for 24 for 48 hours, lightly mixing every 6 to 8 hours until it is thick.

For the oysters:
• Shuck the oysters, place them on the half shell and dash each with a few drops of vodka.
• Top each oyster with 1 to 2 teaspoons of the crème fraîche and about ¼ teaspoon of caviar. Finish with a pinch of smoked sea salt.

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DATE 02/24/2009 08:33PM POSTED BY: sycamore28
Amazing recipe!! I made it for my family, it everyone loved it!! Great flavors! so creative!
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