Fresh Crab Recipes

Anthony's Restaurant offers delightful tips on preparing Dungeness crab
The Dungeness crab fishery is now in full swing around most areas of Puget Sound, and many are reporting good success.

Ingredient of the week: Cucumber
How cool is a cucumber? It turns out that the idiom has roots in reality; the inside of a field cucumber on the vine measures approximately 20 degrees cooler than the air. So it's no wonder that cucumber makes for such a refreshing addition to summertime salads, soups, salsas and cocktails.

Happy it's soft-shell crab season
It's an ordinary blue crab that has shed its hard outer shell during the normal process of seasonal growth. The crabs have an entirely different taste when they are in this state, and the delicate soft shells add a nice crunch.

Thai flavors spice up crab cakes
This recipe deserves a berth in your crab cake repertoire because of the pungent, bright-tasting combination of kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass, chili pepper and cilantro.

Home Plates: Cool summer salads
Readers share recipes for summer salads that aren't drenched in mayonnaise.

Cookbook review: ‘Fresh’ offers seasonal recipes - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 PST

Try Crab and Chili Pepper Gazpacho
It's summertime, and the only soup we think about is gazpacho.

Best of food and drink this week
A round-up of some of our favourite recipes and food-related features this week including an ingredient spotlight on cherries, ways to mix it up at cocktail hour, and a recipe for garlic scape pesto.

Fresh strawberries mean more than shortcake
Do you eat them straight out of the basket? Dipped in chocolate or cooked into jam? Sliced onto shortcake?

Cookbook Review: SoBo’s Restaurant in Tofino, B.C. - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 PST
Quick look: This cookbook comes from the destination restaurant on the wild, remote and rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C., where the emphasis is on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and casually elegant cuisine. What’s inside: This vividly photographed volume features more than 100 recipes, which are divided by meal type: breakfast, soups, salads, hand-helds, snacks, mains, sides ...