CATEGORY: Crab
Crab and Corn Cakes with Lime Sour Cream; Bacon-Wrapped Taters

Crab and Corn Cakes with Lime Sour Cream; Bacon-Wrapped Taters

Win-win: easy for the cook, delicious for all (and fun too).
Crab Cakes with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing; Lemony Couscous with Chickpeas

Crab Cakes with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing; Lemony Couscous with Chickpeas

How to be popular: make crab cakes and couscous.
Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches with Pancetta and Remoulade; Basil-Prosciutto Salad on Watermelon Plates

Soft-Shell Crab Sandwiches with Pancetta and Remoulade; Basil-Prosciutto Salad on Watermelon Plates

Right now: crabs and watermelon in summertime.
Brigit Binns' Crab Cakes and Crunchy Peanut Slaw

Brigit Binns’ Crab Cakes and Crunchy Peanut Slaw

Cakes are soft, delicious, and full of crabbiness, while a basic slaw can't be beat.
Hoppin' John in the Summertime and Summer Squash and Chive Pancakes

Hoppin’ John in the Summertime and Summer Squash and Chive Pancakes

Here's my farewell to summer: eggy pancakes and a crabby rice and bean salad. Not bad.
Crab Boil

Crab Boil

Buckets of live crabs wait at the local fish monger, just asking to be boiled ... right? Well, of course not, but then again, crabs haven't much of a brain anyway. I wanted to boil some and take out a hammer and eat my way to happy messiness.
Puffing Crab and Couscous Feta Salad

Puffing Crab and Couscous Feta Salad

The souffle is a bit rich -- thanks to the butter and the milk and the eggs and the mayonnaise -- but it is an extravagant delight.

Crab Quiche I

Here’s an appealing crowd-pleaser: “Crab Quiche I,” from Allrecipes.com. This was instantly attractive to me when I saw that I could use a frozen, organic, whole-wheat, 9-inch pie shell and some canned white-lump crab meat. That’s so easy! Four scallions equaled 1/2 cup. I added 1 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2  tsp. black pepper to...