In this video, you’ll see how to make creamy, buttery scalloped oyster casserole. This is a decadent oyster side dish designed for special occasion dining like Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. You probably don’t want to have this more than once or twice a year. Like we said, it’s rich and decadent. You can use quality canned oysters for this recipe, preferably small oysters; or use fresh oysters, if you can find them. Drizzle lots of cream over the top of rich, buttered cracker crumbs and briny bivalves and bake. The key here is to let the baked oyster casserole rest long enough to set properly. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Scalloped Oysters. This classic side dish is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner menu.