||40 Minutes Before Serving: Preheat oven to 400F. In 1 quart saucepan over low hear, mix in butter and stir saltines until well mixed. In 10" by 6" baking dish, arrange half of saltine mixture. Top with undrained oysters.
||In a small bowl, mix half-and-half, salt, pepper,and Worcestershire sauce and pour over the oysters. Sprinkle top with parsley, then with the remaining saltine mixture. Bake for 02 to 25 minutes until lightly browned and bubbly. Makes 4 servings.
||SCALLOPED OYSTERS AND CORN: Prepare as above but sprinkle 1/2 cup of grated cheese over the first layer of crumbs; top it with oysters then with one 12-ounce can of whole-kernel corn, drained.