Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Blue Crabs

Mom & Dad were in town for the weekend & we had a seafood feast. Joe & I are getting the "low-country boil" down to a fine art.

Saturday was our first experience cooking blue crabs at home - as in a sack full of live crabs that you have to wash & put in the pot yourself. Joe took on the job. First the crabs have to be put thru 3 changes of water to remove sand and other debris. A bit of a tricky task considering the crabs are scurrying around & have pretty good-sized pinchers. The second step is not for the faint of heart - the final dive into the pot...

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