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Asiago & Crab Macaroni & Cheese

Ingredients: 16 oz lump crab meat 12 oz evaporated milk PLUS enough milk to equal 2 cups 2 cups shredded asiago 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper panko minced Italian parsley 1 lb small or medium sized […]

Rachel’s Homestyle Baltimore Crab Cakes

Ingredients: 1 shallot, minced 16 oz backfin blue crab meat 16 oz lump blue crab meat 2 eggs, beaten 2 slices white sandwich bread, torn into small bits 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1-2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the crab […]

How to Eat Steamed Blue Crabs

You need: newspaper crabs crab mallet paper towels Quick notes: Crabs are sold by size: small, medium, large, jumbo and occasionally colossal. They can be very expensive (especially if you buy them already steamed) and the price difference between the sizes can be significant. I recommend getting at least the […]

Crab Pretzel

Ingredients: for the dip: 1 small shallot, grated 8 oz fresh blue crab meat 3 oz shredded sharp cheddar 3 oz cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard for the pretzel: 3/4 oz […]

How to Steam Blue Crabs

Ingredients: water apple cider vinegar Old Bay kosher or coarse salt live blue crabs Directions: In a large boiling pot with a 2 inch raised rack add water and vinegar in equal amounts until the level is just below the rack. Bring to a boil. Drop the crabs into the […]

Crab Stuffed Shells

Ingredients:64 oz whole tomatoes (in juice), hand crushed1/2 lb fresh lump crab meat4 cloves garlic, minced1 onion, diced1 carrot, minced1 cup ricotta cheese1/2 cup red wine1/2 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons grated Asiago (divided)1/4 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons shredded mozzarella (divided)1 egg4 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons heavy cream1/4 teaspoon nutmegsaltwhite pepperjumbo […]