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  • Monthly Cooking Thread - August 2018

    07/28/2018 4:12:20 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 161 replies
    Eggplant Parmigiana is one of my favorite dishes, but it’s a time-consuming dish to make and messes up a lot of dishes. And even though we’ve used for years a great, easy recipe from America’s Test Kitchen which involves baking instead of frying the eggplant, my husband’s commitment to low-carb eating makes any recipe that uses breading less than ideal. Looking for a fast, low-carb alternative, I happened to find ‘Cooking with Pina’ on YouTube, and Pina’s quick, throw-together recipe. It may not be like what you are used to, but if you like eggplant for itself and are low-carbing,...
  • This Cuttlefish’s Secret Trick: Pretending to Be a Crab

    06/23/2017 7:29:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Hakai Magazine ^ | June 23, 2017 | Christie Wilcox
    MB>Cephalopods really are the masters of misdirection. Kohei Okamoto was caught off guard the first time he saw what appeared to be a cuttlefish doing a hermit crab impersonation. Okamoto, a researcher at the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa, Japan, was moving 48 lab-raised pharaoh cuttlefish into a large, circular tank to study cuttlefish hunting techniques when three of the animals started flapping their arms intensely—a behavior not displayed when they were living in smaller holding tanks. The flapping was unrelated to Okamoto’s ongoing project, but it stuck in his mind. So after his planned work was done, Okamoto...
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    03/31/2017 5:00:55 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 144 replies
    Shakshouka is a Middle-Eastern egg dish, very similar to an Italian version called ‘Eggs in Purgatory’, both poached in a spicy tomato sauce. Eggs are not just for breakfast, and sometimes the perfect comfort dinner is an egg one. You can make this with fresh or canned tomatoes, and I like this one from the website Add a Pinch:’ve always been very partial to the cookbooks that I began with when I was young; one of my favorite authors has always been Molly Katzen, whose ‘Enchanted Broccoli Forest’ was one of my go-to books when I was experimenting with...
  • McDonald’s Experiments With Crab Sandwich at 4 South Bay Locations

    02/09/2017 9:46:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Colleen Nowell
    Four McDonald's restaurants in the South Bay are testing out a new sandwich on their menu. It's called the McDonald’s Crab Sandwich. McDonald’s wanted to continue experimenting with local Bay Area flavors just like the garlic fries they introduced back in May. The Crab Sandwich will have snow crab meat on a sliced sourdough bun. When asked why McDonald's is using snow crab and not local Dungeness, McDonald's said: "The McDonald’s sourcing team had to weigh a variety of different factors when they approached how and where they were sourcing crab." The sandwich also comes with celery and seasoned mayo...
  • McDonald's testing out crab sandwich in San Francisco area

    02/09/2017 11:07:23 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 68 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 9, 2017 12:21 PM EST
    McDonald’s is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area. The fast good giant says the sandwich consists of snow crab meat mixed with mayonnaise and served with tomato and lettuce on a sourdough bun. …
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    04/21/2016 5:43:42 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 201 replies
    We in Maryland heard some good news during the past week: due to conservation efforts and weather conditions, the Blue Crab population is going to be about 35% higher this year. This is good news for crab lovers, but especially good news for the watermen along the Chesapeake, who make their livings from the 'Beautiful Swimmers'. first time I encountered a crab, I was a teen, lying in bed asleep, when my brother came into the room, dangled a live crab in front of my face, and yelled, "Wake Up"! He had come home from a friend's house with...
  • 2 Arrested After Dispute Over Crab Legs Turns Violent

    04/04/2016 9:46:31 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 104 replies
    NBC Connecticut ^ | 4/4/2016 | Staff
    Police in Manchester, Connecticut arrested a husband and wife after an argument at Royal Buffet got out of hand on Saturday night.Manchester police say they were called to 410 West Middle Turnpike for a dispute that started as an argument over crab legs at the buffet table and escalated into a physical confrontation. During the scuffle, a 21-year-old man was punched in the face and lost a tooth.That man's mother jumped in and used pepper spray on her son's attackers. Her actions were in self-defense and she is not facing any charges, according to police. Police arrested Clifford Knight, 45,...
  • Octopus jumps out of water and attacks huge crab

    02/21/2015 10:38:02 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 70 replies
    Live Leak ^ | 2/21/15
    Who knew an octopus could do this?
  • Jim Gaffigan: OBSESSED - Seafood (video)

    09/23/2014 6:09:01 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 4 replies ^ | 4-25-2014 | Jim Gaffigan
    Here is a sneak peak of Obsessed, new one hour comedy special.
  • SPOTTED: Hotties Walk Crabs Down the Street in Beijing, Draw Gawkers

    07/27/2014 1:47:23 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 68 replies
    Saucy young Beijing girls in low-cut tops and booty shorts walk their crabs down the street in Sanlitun, drawing many gawkers. We assume they didn't have time to walk their jumbo shrimp, or crayfish. Pedestrians snap pictures of the ladies and their curious "crabwalk".
  • $170,000 Worth of Crab Steamer Pots Stolen on Eastern Shore

    12/29/2012 11:16:20 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | December 29, 2012
    Police in Cambridge say the person who stole $170,000 worth of crab cooking pots is going to be in hot water over the thefts
  • Fossil records 'crab' death march

    09/07/2012 12:07:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 9/7/12 | Nick Crumpton - BBC News
    The behaviour of an ancient horseshoe crab in its final moments before death has been captured in the fossil record. A 9.7m-long trackway was created around 150 million years ago when a horseshoe crab fell into a lagoon. The find is of interest because the fossil of the animal itself is present at the end of the trackway, where the animal died. The research appears in the journal Ichnos. The fossil trackway of the animal's last moments - known as a mortichnia, or death march - was discovered in the lithographic limestone of Bavaria in Germany in 2002, where spectacular...
  • Crab amputates its own claw after battle with angry birds (so it can grow BACK!)

    03/21/2012 6:40:27 PM PDT · by rawhide · 16 replies ^ | 3-21-12 | Ted Thornhill
    When it comes to fearless battlefield feats – there can be few to match that of the crab that amputated its own claw. Filmed on the remote Pacific island of Clipperton, the crustacean is initially part of a raiding party on the nest of a group of Boobie birds. However, he gets separated from his comrades and comes under a vicious attack. The angry birds relentlessly peck him and in the end badly injure one of his claws. But this is no defeat for the crab. Instead of feeling sorry for himself he courageously cuts off the limp limb and...
  • Rip Roarin' Crab Soup recalled over allergy worries

    01/12/2012 11:17:28 AM PST · by knittnmom · 19 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | January 12, 2012 | Ian Simpson
    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Blount Fine Foods is recalling some of its Rip Roarin' Crab Soup sold in 16-ounce cups because it contains undeclared milk, wheat and crab, the company said. The back label of the crab soup incorrectly identifies the product as Manhattan Clam Chowder, the company said in a statement on the Food and Drug Administration website. The ingredient statement also fails to declare the milk, wheat or crab, which can cause serious or life-threatening reactions to people with allergies.
  • Deadliest Catch wins all 4 Emmy's, King Crab moves to Antarctica

    09/12/2011 2:18:42 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 18 replies
    huliq ^ | 9-12-11 | Anissa Ford
    Deadliest Catch was nominated this season for four Emmy's. "Deadliest Catch" went up against "Myth Busters" for Outstanding Reality Program and won. "Deadliest Catch" also captured the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Picture Editing and Outstanding sound mixing. This is great news for fans (and cast members and producers and editors and cameramen) who've been watching the show for a long time. The creative arts industry has affirmed and acknowledged the intelligent and inspiring television that most of its viewers have seen as the show developed into a more intense interpersonal drama from a random story of water cowboys searching...

    03/24/2011 2:31:23 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 46 replies
    SELF | March 24, 2011 | swampsniper
    At low tide the mudflats of the saltmarsh will have large areas covered by colonies of little Fiddler crabs, the males busy waving the larger of their claws to lure females to his burrow. Fiddler crabs dig down a foot or so, the burrow curves as it descends.The White Ibis has a curving beak, how convenient is that?It was about high tide when I got to the marsh, this White Ibis was the only moving thing in sight. It was putting down those Fiddlers like popcorn. The Ibis are pairing off ready to nest now, but this one was all...
  • Discovery Renews ‘Deadliest Catch’; Late Captain Phil Harris’ Sons Josh & Jake On Board

    10/05/2010 1:03:07 AM PDT · by tlb · 16 replies
    TV By the Numbers ^ | October 4, 2010 | Robert Seidman
    F/V Cornelia Marie Sets Course for Discovery’s DEADLIEST CATCH Once Again – Boat skippered by late Captain Phil Harris returns w/ Josh and Jake Harris on board – October 4, 2010 (Silver Spring, Md.) Discovery Channel President and General Manager Clark Bunting announced F/V Cornelia Marie, the crab fishing vessel that late Captain Phil Harris called home, will return with deckhands Josh and Jake Harris to fish the icy Bering Sea as DEADLIEST CATCH begins filming its seventh season. “Our Dad made a tremendous connection with so many fans and it is such a fitting tribute to his life that...
  • A peek aboard 'Deadliest Catch' boat the Wizard

    09/09/2010 4:03:36 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 14 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | September 2010 | Amy Rolph
    There's a television star moored at a dock in Ballard, but not for much longer. Later this month, the Wizard will sail back to Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The crab-fishing boat, one of five featured on the Discovery Channel show "Deadliest Catch," spends its springs and summers in Seattle. It spends autumn and winter on the Bering Sea while crew members pull pots of crabs up from the ocean floor. The Wizard's fishing season has been documented by camera crews for several years, but television can't quite capture what it's like to be aboard the 65-year-old vessel. There's nothing like diesel...
  • Record-Breaking Crab Titan Homed in Aquarium

    05/02/2010 5:29:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies · 1,963+ views
    North Devon Journal ^ | Thursday, April 29, 2010
    This monster from the deep is one of the largest edible crab ever caught in the UK — with claws the size of a human fist. Titan, who packs a 60cm "claw span", was found in a lobster pot belonging to Mylor fisherman Ned Bailey, five miles south east of Falmouth, Cornwall. The chunky crustacean tips the scales at 3.5kg (8 lbs) and has a 26cm (10.2in) shell and a pair of fist-sized claws. Marine experts believe he may be the largest known living specimen of edible crab in the UK. Titan will be spared the pot because of his...
  • Crab and Avocado Salad

    10/20/2009 3:12:41 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 8 replies · 531+ views
    The Cypress Times ^ | 10/19/09 | Stacey Winder
    Ingredients: 3 large avocados 2 1/2 lbs. lump crab meat 1/2 cup celery, chopped fine 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 3 tbsp. green onions, chopped fine salt and pepper to taste