Oysters Poached In White Wine

Course : Appetizers
Serves: 4
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16 Medium freshly shucked oysters
6 ounces dry white wine
2 ounces olive oil
2 ounces fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried chervil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic -- crushed

Preparation / Directions:

Place all ingredients in nonreactive pot. Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Remove crushed garlic clove before serving. Serves four as a first course, two as a light entree. This elegant first course looks very attractive served in clear glass bowls or clear stemmed dessert dishes. Be sure to serve fresh heated French bread with sweet butter to sop up these wonderful juices.

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