Crab Cake Sauce
If you're making crab cakes, you need a crab-cake sauce. For dipping or drizzling, these easy seafood recipes for crab-cake sauce offer the extra zing you expect, including remoulade and lemon cream fraiche.See Popular Crab Cake Sauce Recipes
This Maryland specialty, pan-fried patties of crab meat coated with bread crumbs and flavored with lively seasonings, is quick to make.
In true restaurant fashion, you'll need a ring mold to build these "cakes" so that they hold their shape.
Many cooks think crab cakes require a lot of effort, but they're actually not difficult. And with this corn-studded version, accented with fresh lime, mint and cilantro, the time you do spend will be rewarded with raves. Browning the cakes in a skillet and then finishing them in the oven produces a crisp crust and ensures even cooking.
Chili powder and cumin season these hot and crispy crab cakes. They're served with a fresh tomato and cilantro sauce.
Order crab cakes at many restaurants and you get what could more likely be called a bread cake. There's more breading and other fillers than there is actual crabmeat. And the crab cakes are typically the size of a meatball.
Crab cakes are a regional favorite in coastal areas across the U.S., especially in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, where blue crabs are plentiful (though other types of crab meat will do just fine). Recipes for how to make crab cakes vary a bit by region, with some versions using significantly more bread crumbs or "fillers" than others. But they all have one thing in common: fresh and delicious crab meat.
It's crab season! From Alaska king crab to California Dungeness crab, it's prime time now for crab lovers (the West Coast season peaks from now through January). You may be tempted to call your favorite seafood joint and get some crab cakes to go. But a lot of restaurants pad their crab cakes with bread crumbs, making it more of a bread cake.
Knowing how to make a crab salad sandwich is what sets apart a gourmand from a run-of-the-mill cook. Anyone can whip up a tuna melt or a ham and cheese sub, but a crab salad is a lunch that is equally suited to a damask tablecloth or a picnic basket.
Are you in the mood for seafood, but not quite up to a night out at your local crab shack? Maybe it's time to break out the mallets and crackers at home and learn how to cook crab legs right in your own kitchen. Not only do crab legs make for a fun and unique addition to your normal rotation of meals, but preparing them in your oven's broiler is surprisingly simple. You can have them ready in just a matter of minutes.
Learn how to make these fried pork and crab wontons as an appetizer for your next party. Served with a little chili sauce and these are bound to be a favorite.
Ready or not, here come the holidays -- and their sales! I love winter sales cycles because they feature meal-making staples and baking supplies that I can stock up on for the rest of the season. Here's what to look for in November: Baking supplies: nuts, chocolate chips, cans of evaporated and condensed milk, coconut, cake mix, brownie mix, Chex cereal Canned goods: soups, vegetables, fruits, tomato sauce Holiday meal staples: canned pumpkin, stuffing mixes, gravy mixes, cranberry sauce, frozen rolls and pies, instant potatoes, marshmallows.
Feeling crabby? That's a good thing! Try some of our favorite dips, appetizers, and main dishes to enjoy crab at home while it's in season.
Some choose to judge a president by his record. We prefer to consider the food he ate. America's Test Kitchen host Chris Kimball tells NPR there is much to be learned from the favorite dishes of America's commanders in chief -- and their first ladies, too.
Healthy and delicious is what everybody wants to eat these days. Why not? There's no reason food that's good for you can't taste good, too.
Yes, folks, it's Tax Day across America. You're scrunched over your 1040 form and your Schedule C (or your accountant is), and the midnight hour looms large. You're searching your brain to find yet another deduction.