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Crab and Corn Bisque

  Domaine Chandon is a Napa Valley winery now owned by a French company. The setting is both beautiful and upscale. The winery features a Michelin-starred restaurant, étoile, that naturally features seasonal, regional food. The Domaine Chandon Cookbook offers 75 of the premium recipes from this restaurant with its particularly  sparkling view. Of all those…

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Crab and Avocado with Creamy Salsa

  Certain marriages are just perfect. Like mine [no, I am not saying that under great duress]. And equally crab and avocado. There are an infinite number of ways to match up crab and avocado. They do seem an unlikely pair, but in your mouth, well, there is nothing more satisfying. Here’s my latest way…

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Creamy Crab Dip from Peggy Fallon

Crab. I love crab. Crab in salads. Crab cakes. Crab all by itself. Well, with cocktail sauce. [But NOT with tartar sauce] Since we all enjoy crab, and since crab can be a tad pricey, here’s a lovely way to enjoy crab flavor with many people at once. This Creamy Crab Dip appeals to all…

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Super Bowl Crab Cakes

Here’s another Super Bowl nosh that Suzen and I have recommended in the past. By halftime, you may be tired of nachos and dips. You may want substance. And an experience. I’ve had crabcakes aplenty — because going to graduate school at Johns Hopkins meant spending years in Baltimore, the home of crabcakes. The first…

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