Mammaw's Scalloped Oysters
1 quart oysters, drained; liquid reserved
Pick over oysters and remove any shell particles. Set oysters aside. Lightly toss i cup of the crumbs with melted butter. Add enough cream or half and half to the reserved oyster liquid to yield 2 cups. Stir in the salt and pepper.
Line a shallow buttered 2-quart casserole with 1 cup of the unbuttered crumbs. Arrange 2 cups of the oysters on crumbs. Pour 1 cup of liquid over all. Sprinkle with one half of the chopped onion and dot with one-half of the butter. Repeat procedure. Top with the buttered crumbs.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.