Baked Oysters: Chowder in a Shell
  1. Sweat the vegetables till crisp/tender in the bacon fat. Add wine and reduce till dry. Add the cream and reduce. add the salt and fennel seed, stir until completely incorporated.
  2. To assemble: oyster, 1⁄2 teaspoon potato, 1 tablespoon chowder cream, bacon, breadcrumbs, bake at 450°F for 5 minutes. Garnish oysters with freshly chopped chives.