Scallops are always sold by measure, and only the muscular part of the fish is fit to use.

How To Fry Scallops

Cover the scallops with boiling water and let them stand three minutes; drain, and dry them with a towel; season with salt and pepper, dip first in beaten egg, then in bread crumbs," and fry in boiling fat or oil.

Stewed Scallops

1 pint of scallops

1 tablespoonful of butter

1 pint of milk

1 tablespoonful of flour

Salt and pepper to taste

Wash the scallops in cold water, then drain them. Put the milk on to boil. Rub the butter and flour together and add to the milk when boiling; add the scallops, stir, and cook five minutes; add salt and pepper, and serve.