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Cleaned blue crabs -- Chester County PA

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Sydneyeats Jun 11, 2012 02:08 PM

In search of cleaned blue crabs in the Chester County (PA) area. Thank you!

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    danbee1 Jun 12, 2012 05:52 AM

    Are you looking for cleaned soft shells or hard? I've never heard of cleaned hards unless you're looking for a container of crabmeat. If soft, the best way (IMHO) is to buy live crabs and clean them yourself (not hard to do but a lot of folks avoid it) or ask the fishmonger to do it for you. But they start to deteriorate as soon as they're cleaned so eat them up the same day. Suggest you not buy frozen softies unless you really need a fix. Try Hills, Hadfields or Whole Foods on 202.

    1. CindyJ Jun 11, 2012 07:46 PM

      What, exactly, do you mean by "cleaned"?

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        waking1 Jun 11, 2012 05:57 PM

        More like Delco but how about Hadfield's on 202 near the Delaware state line?

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