How Did Oyster Crackers Get Their Name?

Answer

It is not known how oyster crackers got their name. Some people speculate it is because the crackers were originally served with oyster stew or cam chowder. Oyster crackers have a similar taste to saltine crackers, but they have much less salt.
1 Additional Answer
No one really knows how oyster crackers got their names. There is one wives tale that the crackers were served with oyster stew and this how they got their name. Here are some name brands of crackers today: Meijer Oyster Crackers and Westminster All Natural Oyster Crackers.
Q&A Related to "How Did Oyster Crackers Get Their Name?"
They are called oyster crackers because tey are little and round, and are commonly used for seafood type soups and chowders in New England.
http://answers.ask.com/Food_and_Drinks/Food_and_Co...
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Toss the crackers with the oil, Parmesan cheese and dry salad dressing mix. 3. Lay the crackers in a single layer on an ungreased
http://www.ehow.com/how_8152974_make-flavored-oyst...
The origins of the name are unclear; the crackers may be thus named because
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-origin-...
For 14g (approx. 45 crackers) the calorie count is listed as 70 with 3g of fat.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_calories_are_in...
Explore this Topic
Oyster mushrooms are one form of edible mushroom found growing wild. They got their name from the cap that is oyster shaped. There are decurrent gills that attach ...
Milk Crackers are actually a lot like a cookie. These crackers got their name because they taste good with milk. Nabisco is one of the companies that sells these ...
Cracker Jack most likely replaced their toy and trinket ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com