Throw Another Shrimp on the Barbie—and Some Lobster, Crab, and Oysters Too

Need to know how to grill lobster tails, shrimp, oysters, or anything else that once swam in the sea? We've got tips for grilling all of the most common types of shellfish, with recipes to bookmark...

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Maryland Crab Puffs/Fluffs

by LuckyThirteen 9 years ago

I've heard that I have to try Maryland Crab Puff's but I see different descriptions of them. Are they battered and fried crab cakes? Or just breaded? I also saw some that are like a pate a ch...

What is Jonah Crab?

by Missy 15 years ago

I ordered some of this at a beachfront place on Tybee Island last week after the kid waiter told me it was similar to stone crab. I never got to taste it though because as soon as he set the claws ...

How long can I wait to cook fresh dungeness crab before it goes bad?

by LSNelsons 12 years ago

We catch a lot of dungeness crab and I ussually clean it and cook it right away but I am wondering if anyone knows just how long you can keep it refrigerated to cook later before it goes bad. I ha...

Fresh crabmeat

by frankboni 3 years ago

I live alone, and I want to prepare a dish using 4 ounces of fresh crab meat, not canned. The grocery stores stock it, but only in 8 ounce containers. It is quite expensive, and I do not want to be...

A casual place for a big group to eat crabs?

by Juxie 3 years ago

Years ago when I was a kid, we used to have big family gatherings at Bud's where we'd sit at a long table with piles of boiled crabs and eat and visit. Bud's ain't there no mo' and I need suggest...

How long can I keep crab meat in the fridge?

by onrushpam 9 years ago

I have half a container of lump crab meat in the fridge. (Used half for a grilled snapper with crabmeat stuffing that was less than highly successful. DH loved it, I thought it blah.) I don'...

When did fake crab meat become so ubiquitous? And why isn't anyone else complaining?

dinin and dishin
by dinin and dishin 13 years ago

A recent post on Hiro Sushi mentioned fake crab and got me thinking. I can't remember the last time I found anyone using real crab--except if you order a whole one. It used to be that exceptional s...

What a Crab!

PH Rodgers
by PH Rodgers 3 years ago

Tiny, unpretentious James on Hastings won a Chinese Restaurant Award for its fresh, curry crab a couple of years ago. It was deserved then and maybe even more so now. We ordered one last night --...

Typhoon Shelter Crab

by rattango 4 years ago

Does anyone know where/if I can find Typhoon Shelter Crab in the New York Area? I have only eaten this dish in Hong Kong, but would like to find a version closer to home.

Looking for Typhoon Shelter Crab dish in Brooklyn/Manhattan

by barringtonink 3 years ago

I recently saw this dish with giant fried crab and a TON of fried garlic from Hong Kong on the travel channel and I was hoping there was somewhere in Brooklyn or Manhattan, with their amazing Asian...

McDonald's test marketing snow crab sando

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The Merc reviews the $8.99 snow crab sandwich that McD's is currently testing at four South Bay locations in San Jose and Santa Clara. If successful, it will be rolled out to the Greater Bay Area. ...

Crab with Ammonia Odor Question?

Big Larry
by Big Larry 13 years ago

i bought some live crabs the other day. the method of cooking was steaming. after they were finished upon smelling the meat it had a strong odor of ammonia. what is this? what does that mean?...

best market / vendor to buy stone crabs from? price/quality

by 1newyorkguy 9 years ago

Looking for claws that are unfrozen of course. I saw Whole Foods had some for around 18/lb. Has anyone found any good deals anywhere? I've heard stories about people selling on the side of the s...

She-Crab Bisque

by raberbm 3 years ago

Has anyone ever had crab bisque at the Pirates Cove Restaurant in Chesapeake, Virginia? If so, do you know of a copy-cat recipe?

Crabbies Update (Kraft Old English Cheese Replacement)

by luciaannek 7 years ago

Hi All! My family loves crabbies. Basically a mixture of Old English cheese spread, canned crab meat, butter, mayo and Old Bay baked on to english muffins. They are addictive: crunchy, chewy, chee...

Chinese style crab Oakland/Berkeley -- any ideas?

by dolcetto 3 years ago

Looking for ideas for GS or SP crab for Thanksgiving - restaurants in Oakland or environs. Thanks.

Can I Freeze Fresh Crab in the Shell?

by Barb S 16 years ago

It's crab season in California, so I bought a 2 lb. one yesterday, but my husband insisted on pizza, and we're going out tonight. So the question is (being lazy)can I freeze it in the shell? Can ...

Stone crabs in Southern FL

Trixie Too
by Trixie Too 3 years ago

I've been going to FL for many years, but still have yet to have stone crab claws. I know that they are in season now. And I know that Joe's is really expensive. So, where can I find reasonably pri...

Crab feast at Sichuan Taste, Malden

by rosulate 4 years ago

This week (Tuesday to Saturday) Sichuan Taste is doing an all-you-can-eat affair with four different preparations of crab. We booked in advance and received free lobsters as well. The "Cajun" versi...

Oysters and Crabmeat

by pups224 4 years ago

I am going to be in NOLA for a few days (not my first time). Could you suggest a restaurant/bar that has the best fried oysters for dinner? It does not have to be a po' boy. I've been to the plac...