prairie oyster


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prairie oyster

n.
1. Slang A drink made from a whole raw egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and pepper that is taken as a palliative for a hangover or as a cure for hiccups.
2. Chiefly Western US The testis of a calf, cooked and served as food.

prairie oyster

n
1. (Cookery) a drink consisting of raw unbeaten egg, vinegar or Worcester sauce (Worcester oyster), salt, and pepper: a supposed cure for a hangover
2. (Cookery) the testicles of a bull calf cooked and eaten

prai′rie oys`ter


n.
1. a raw egg, or the yolk of a raw egg, often mixed with seasonings, as Worcestershire sauce, and used as a hangover remedy.
2. the testis of a calf used as food.
[1880–85]
Translations

prairie oyster

n (Culin) → uovo all'ostrica
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A classic hangover cure called a Prairie Oyster involves mixing an egg yolk with Worcestershire sauce as well as salt and pepper.
The Prairie Oyster: This 19th century "hangover cure" is a cocktail of tomato juice, a whole raw egg, Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar and a dash of Tabasco sauce.
Although DECARLE has toured extensively with his trio - with recent albums Under The Big Big Sky (2014) and Live At Loud Mouse Studios (2015) - he is indelibly linked to the multi-award-winning country band Prairie Oyster, with whom he was lead singer/bassist.
Although deCarle has toured extensively with his trio -- with recent albums Under The Big Big Sky (2014) and Live At Loud Mouse Studios (2015) -- he is indelibly linked to the multi-award-winning country band, Prairie Oyster, with whom he was lead singer/bassist.
A popular remedy in the Western US is the Prairie Oyster, which is a drink made from Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper, and a whole raw egg.
NIGELLA LAWSON: "Mine is the Prairie Oyster, which consists of an egg yolk, Tabasco, brandy, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce.
What is the main ingredient of the hangover cure known as a prairie oyster? Colin Firth - see Question 8 10.
Which male singing voice is lower than a Colin Firth - see Question 8 cure known as a prairie oyster? tenor and higher than a bass?
If you have ever sunk a prairie oyster or tucked into a fried egg breakfast the morning after the night before you may have been onto something, scientifically speaking.
In which case, why not try this classic hangover remedy, the Prairie Oyster? You'll need: One egg, one teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and two dashes Tabasco sauce
I'VE TRIED hair of the dog, I've tried plink-plink-fizz, I've tried cactus juice, vitamin supplements, Coca-Cola, ginseng and a full English breakfast, but the best hangover cure I know is the prairie oyster.
Ronan Keating likes deep-fried Brie while Martine McCutheon favours gallons of pineapple juice and brave domestic goddess, Nigella Lawson stomachs a prairie oyster - which is a gut-wrenching combination of brandy, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, Tabasco sauce and raw egg yolk!

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