1 unsliced loaf French bread
2 dozen oysters, fried in 1 cup cornmeal with1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayennepepper and 1 teaspoon baking powder added
Pickle slices, dill or sour
Slice the French bread in half lengthwise. Scoop out the inside of the bottom half and toast the shell. Butter inside generously and keep warm.
Fry oysters as directed in this recipe; drain. Place in the bread shell. Top with the pickle slices.
Place the top back on the loaf and warm the loaf in the oven.
Slice into 4 servings.