Posts Tagged "crab"

Soft Shell Crab Sandwich

soft shell crab sandwich

One of the best ways to enjoy soft shell crab is in a good old sandwich. Salty, crunchy crab and spicy, sweet sauce in a warm bun—what’s better than that? I like to keep everything really simple in these sandwiches to make sure the soft shell crab is the star. Okay, the sauce is also a star but let’s try Read More

Soft Shell Crab Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary with Soft Shell Crab

I swear I’m not a psycho (true, probably only a psycho would say that) but OH MY GOD, Soft Shell Crab Bloody Marys are a freaking revelation. You guys gotta trust me on this one, okay? By now you might have noticed that I love crab and I LOVE soft shell crab. When soft shell crab season rolls around, it’s Read More

Pan Fried Soft Shell Crab

Pan Fried Soft Shell Crab

There are tons of fun ways to enjoy soft shell crab and then there’s my favorite. Simply pan fried. When the weather starts warming up, the first thing on my mind is: it’s almost soft shell crab season! By the time May get’s here, I’m SO ready to enjoy one of my favorite foods! The first thing I do when Read More

Squid Ink Pasta with Soft Shell Crab and Tomatoes

Would I even be Carolyn Mazzocco if I let soft shell crab season come and go without making soft shell crab pasta?! I mean, any excuse to make pasta, right? The squid ink pasta goes perfectly with the crab and all it needs is the simplest cherry tomato sauce and maybe (definitely) a glass of wine. If you’re not familiar, Read More

Sheet Pan Crab Nachos with Tillamook Cheddar

When I think of foods from my childhood, two things come to mind. Pasta, because my dad is Italian and cooked it all the time, and crab. I grew up going to Virginia every summer to my family’s cabin where we would catch crabs, steam them and eat them on the porch. It’s still one of my most favorite meals! Read More

Linguine with Pickled Peppers and Crab

Listen, I am a total psycho for not having put pickled peppers in pasta my whole life. I feel like I really blew it on that one. If you need me I’ll be making up for lost time by eating loads and loads of this pasta. Please only interrupt if neccessary. But seriously, pickled peppers are a perfect addition to Read More

Somewhat Controversial Soft Shell Crab Burger: The Literal Krabbypatty

This burger caused quite a little stir after it made it’s Instagram debut about a year ago, much to my surprise! Here I am thinking I’m just posting the ultimate surf and turf burger and then the comments start rolling in. A lot of people were calling it a Krabbypatty—which I’ve obviously embraced—some were saying it looked delicious and yet Read More

Old Bay Steamed Crabs

Old Bay Steamed Crabs in Virginia

Alert! Summer is not actually over yet. There’s still time to squeeze in some tasty end of summer meals. I say, Have a blue crab feast! It’s the perfect way to send off summer. Growing up, my family would head to Ware Neck, Virginia every summer to spend time at my mom’s family’s cabin on the river. One of my Read More