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Boil 'Till Red

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Boil 'Till Red

Salt a mess of fresh blue crabs
Steamed in a beer broth,
with onions and Old Bay spice. 
Mix vinegar with
Worcestershire sauce.
Pick, dip, eat.
Treat!


note: Have plenty of cold beer and paper towels on hand!

Inspired by Sara's Low country Boil contest 
8/14/11

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  1. Date: 10/26/2011 6:32:00 AM
    I can safely say I've never eaten this kind of thing, but I'd give it a go. I like the sound of beer being in there!

  1. Date: 8/18/2011 12:06:00 AM
    A sure treat robert. many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 5:38:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest, sounds like a tasty recipe...

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 12:13:00 PM
    Robert, this sounds yummy much better than "Possum Stew". Congrats on placing in the contest. Caryl

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 12:12:00 AM
    glad you got the word play in my stewed contest.I was gonna mention getting drunk at the end of the poem and then thought better of it!!

  1. Date: 8/17/2011 12:12:00 AM
    And a big CONGRATS on this one.

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 6:34:00 PM
    sounds so delicious,robert! congrats on a well deserved glowing award! :) huggs

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 4:00:00 PM
    Congrats Robert on your HM in the contest with this yummy delight luv...

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 2:11:00 PM
    So glad your tasty recipe got recognized, Rob. Could this be done without the "beer"? I love the other ingredients. Thanks for stopping by my work, too. Congratulations on your success in Sara's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 1:42:00 PM
    Many congrats on all your wins, Rob : )

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 10:14:00 AM
    hey Robert, congrats on your HM.. david

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 7:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Sara's contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 7:16:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your entry..Thanks for considering my contest..I have not tried blue crap except in a chowder..It is something available on the Georgia coast..Sara

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 6:57:00 AM
    Anything is better with beer!

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 5:55:00 AM
    Rob, you brought back memories of what it was like to see those crabs turn red in the huge boiling pot. Sounds like a recipe for success in Caol's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/16/2011 12:08:00 AM
    hmmm, I don't think I have ever eaten something like this. IT could be good!! Thanks for your kind words on my Violet poem. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 9:11:00 PM
    Wow... good luck in Sara's contest... Robert, sounds like a plan.. ready to feast... p.d.

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 9:03:00 PM
    Nice dish, but not mine, A pure veggie, Robert

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 8:21:00 PM
    Am I invited to this feast? My stomach is growling and it sounds fabulous!

  1. Date: 8/14/2011 5:30:00 PM
    wow Robert sounds like a man's manly treat luv.. beer sauce.. sounds delicious .. good luck in the contest my friend.. pouring rain here does not dampen this terrific feast...

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