Corn oyster

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corn oyster a fritter containing grated green Indian corn and butter, the combined taste resembling that of oysters.
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Usage

In literature:

Philadelphia finally became their market for oysters and also for lumber, corn, and the whalebone and oil.
"The Quaker Colonies" by Sydney G. Fisher
MOCK OYSTERS OF CORN.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
The batter will do for all fruits, clams, corn or oysters.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
They probably feasted on oysters and corn, and these mounds were the result.
"A Little Florida Lady" by Dorothy C. Paine
CHICKEN WITH CORN OYSTERS.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
MOCK OYSTERS OF GREEN CORN.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Coarse ground oyster shell about as large as corn should be kept before the breeders all the time in boxes where they can help themselves.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
Any corn left from a meal can be grated off the cob and used for corn oysters.
"Cookery for Little Girls" by Olive Hyde Foster
They lived mostly on corn mush, which they ate from a big wooden tray, with oyster-shells for spoons.
"The Freedmen's Book" by Lydia Maria Child
Oyster farms are far more profitable than are those upon which corn and wheat are raised.
"How We are Fed" by James Franklin Chamberlain
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In news:

Fried oysters with English pea salad and baked spinach with bacon and corn muffin crumbs.
Guests were served oyster shooters, shrimp en brochette , corn and crab soup, meat pies, beef tenderloin, turkey, jambalaya, fried catfish, boiled shrimp, Alaskan salmon, cheeses and salads.
Boar's head pastrami in the corned beef hash, fried oysters gilding the eggs benedict -- and given the attention of a kitchen that's likely capable of more.
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