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Brian’s Crab and Scotch Bonnet Dip

Why do we say, “It tastes like chicken.” We say it all the time. No, that dip in the picture certainly does not taste like chicken. It doesn’t taste like anything you can recognize. It’s a transformation. Too often when we cook, it is to coat or frost some adornments on top of a basic…

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Thanksgiving Appetizer: Warm Maryland Crab Dip with Lemon Panko Topping

If your Thanksgiving Day feast is a long one, starting in the early afternoon and extending deep into the evening, then you’ll reach a point where an appetizer or two is in order. It’s a day for culinary richness, and this crab dip — although it comes from Maryland — seems to be from Fort…

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Roasted Corn and Crab Dip

While half of all marriages end in divorce, no marriage of corn and crab ever has. Be it in a salad, a dip, a soup — or some other creation — the two flavors seem to automatically merge into one overpowering burst of pleasure. This dip is rich, so it can serve as the centerpiece…

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Crab and Asparagus with Thai Mayonnaise on Sourdough

It’s spring, officially, but on the same date, spring can be brightly different in different cities. Here in New York, the trees have blossomed and a few green leaves are poking out. Yet, it still seems cold in the daytime and you see winterish coats everywhere. In Seattle, where my daughter happily resides alongside the…

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