How to Make the Best Crab Cakes

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Crab cakes can be as simple or as complex as you would like to make them. There are a few main ingredients that make the crab cake a crab cake but there are also a variety of different ingredients to make them your own creation.
Crab Meat
Whether you choose to use canned, bought or freshly caught the best crab meat to use is either Blue Crab meat or Dungeness Crab Meat. Both are very sweet tasting and are white meat. The claw meat can also be used but it has a …

Maryland vs Louisiana Crab Cakes

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Maryland and Baltimore Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are among the favorite food for many people especially along the eastern coast. They have many different styles of making crab cakes which are all special in their own little way. It really depends on your taste preference what you like the best but within every home and every restaurant there is that slight special something that makes each crab cake all their own.
Crab cakes are most know in the Maryland area especially Baltimore. Since the blue crabs are most abundant in the Chesapeake …

What Crab Meat is Best for Crab Cakes

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Well, in some places the best meat for crab cakes is whatever you can find. With the export industry so efficient you maybe able to choose whichever crab meat you like best. On the coastal communities there is an abundance of crab at your picking.
Whether you prefer to pick up a fresh crab at your local seafood store or set your trap out the morning before, all crab meat should be cooked the immediately. If you have decided to get your crab meat already cooked from the local deli you …

Who Makes the Best Crab Cakes in Baltimore?

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Of course the answer to this question is in the taste buds of the beholder. But one thing for sure is how much we really enjoying trying to find the answer.
Here are some of the top rated best crab cake makers in Baltimore and the reasons behind that decision. They are not ranked in order just to be used as guide to finding the best crab cakes for your personal taste.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room – The crab cakes here are broiled and not fried and are very large. The recipe …

Wine Pairing with Crab Cakes

Saturday, January 19, 2013

As the wine rule goes, you should always pair white wine with fish. As this is very much true there are also some delicious exceptions.
Crab cakes are a rich delicious dish that is usually fried to create a crunchy crust around the moist crab concoction in the middle. They can be served for brunch, lunch, an appetizer or for a full meal at dinner time.
Following the rule of wine with fish, below are some perfect white wine pairings to enhance the flavor of any crab cake you decide to put …

The History of Crab Cakes

Thursday, January 17, 2013

In the late 19th century crabs were only enjoyed along the east and west coasts of the United States and parts of Canada. Crab dishes weren’t common food for people in the prairies or mid states as they were
not easily found or shipped to those regions. Although the crabs were easily accessed along the coastal towns they were still not a main attraction when cooking, as the meat was very hard to access. They were often found in the traps of shell fisherman but they were also very dangerous. The …