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quick recpe suggestions needed for tonight. tomorrow will be too late

Candy Mar 25, 2011 02:25 PM

I've got a pound of back fin crab defrosting and am finding myself without inspiration. Yes there cakes and imperial, crepes, none of the above is exciting me. Suggestions?

  1. chowser Mar 25, 2011 02:32 PM

    crab souffle?

    1. Sue in Mt P Mar 25, 2011 02:40 PM

      Crab salad? It's one of my favorites.

      1. todao Mar 25, 2011 02:41 PM

        Crab pasta salad with a good glass of wine and a crunchy loaf of bread
        Or how about this:
        http://savorysweetlife.com/2010/07/du...

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          escondido123 Mar 25, 2011 03:00 PM

          I second the crab bisque, with a nice little pile of crab in the middle floating on a butter crouton.

        2. chefathome Mar 25, 2011 02:44 PM

          Saint Jacques? Bisque? Spring rolls? Po boys? Sui Mai? As a stuffing for ravioli?

          1. ursy_ten Mar 25, 2011 02:49 PM

            Pizza (with avocado, lemon, fresh herbs and brie - mmm), crab bake, crab quiche?

            1. rabaja Mar 25, 2011 02:49 PM

              Cioppino? I'm thinking about making that for dinner myself.

              1. agoodbite Mar 25, 2011 03:13 PM

                What about a crab louis salad? It's a classic for a reason. My mouth waters at the very thought.

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                  sunflwrsdh Mar 25, 2011 06:22 PM

                  I agree with all of the above suggestions, and if you haven't found something wonderful to do with it by now, here is another suggestion: please send it to me:)

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