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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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The History of: Brunswick Stew

               Brunswick stew was originally made by several of the Indian tribes long before the colonists arrived.  Squirrels were a popular and important source of food for the Mid – Atlantic region.  At one point squirrels were almost driven to … 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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Terrapin Stew (Warning: not for the politically correct)

 Terrapin Stew                 Terrapin stew is the model of culinary evolution.  This is a historically native dish that evolved over time into a completely different national dish, a true sign of culinary evolution. Terrapins are a protected species now with … 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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