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Chesapeake Oyster Pie

The Oyster   The oyster’s a confusing suitor: Its masc., and Fem., and even neuter. At time it wonders, what may come, Am I husband, wife or chum.                                 – Ogden Nash                 There are over one hundred verities of … Continue reading

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Deviled Crab

“Imagine a world without the blue crab.  This is in fact a very real possibility and is clearly the work of the devil.”   Deviled “Doublers” Christopher Gobbett 2009   For the Soft Shells: 6 Soft Shell Crabs, Cleaned                                                         Flour … Continue reading

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Stuffed Rockfish

“Whereas the people of Maryland as long time and appreciative residents of the productive Chesapeake Bay area know of it firsthand the recreational and gastronomic delights of this wonderful land, and Whereas, Not the least among good reasons for living … Continue reading

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Cream of Crab Soup

Cream of crab soup finds its origins in classic French cuisine.  English cuisine was the foundation of Mid – Atlantic cuisine, but the French influence became more pronounced after the successful establishment of the colonies.   Cream of crab soup is … Continue reading

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Follow the Water: An Introduction to Mid-Atlantic Cooking

Following the Water “The waters of the (Chesapeake) Bay carry, in solution, every natural element present in the periodic table.”[1]                                                                                                                                                 –              Jon Gower  A cookbook is about more than just explaining the methods and preparations of food dishes.  It … Continue reading

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History of the: Crab Cakes

 Crab Cakes No other dish so signifies Maryland cuisine as the crab cake. This dish has transcended all culinary frontiers.  Every cuisine in the world has adapted this basic dish and made it their own.  It can be made with … Continue reading

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History of: Maryland Crab Soup

Maryland Crab Soup   When the temperature climbs into the triple digits and the humidity sours from the nightly thunderstorms which swell the tributaries of the Bay, I, like all true Marylanders, am put in mind of the piquant blend … Continue reading

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