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Oyster Soup
Two 8-ounce cans oysters
Oyster crackers
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups whole milk
1 cup light or heavy cream
Pinch of ground mace
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Pinch of ground pepper
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1 cup of liquid. Heat this liquid in a 3-quart saucepan or kettle with another
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Oyster
Soup

Pound Cake
2 cups unsalted butter
2 cups sugar
8 medium eggs (about 1 pound)
Pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground mace
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At least an hour before starting, set out all the refrigerated ingredients to warm
to room temperature.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
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ished batter will be quite stiff.
Smooth the batter into an ungreased tube pan. Bake for 30 minutes, then
reduce the heat to 325 degrees and continue to bake another 30 minutes.
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