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Crab cake: A crab cake is a variety of fishcake which is popular in the United States composed of crab meat and various other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, milk, mayonnaise, eggs, and seasonings, particularly Old Bay seasoning. Occasionally other ingredients such as red or green peppers or sliced pimientos are added. The cake is then sautéed, baked, grilled or, the most popular choice, broiled, and then served. Crab cakes are traditionally associated with the area surrounding the Chesapeake Bay, in particular the state of Maryland and the city of Baltimore.

  • also known as Crabcake, Krabbiffar, Krabbkaka, Crab cakes, 蟹餅, עוגת סרטנים, 螃蟹餅

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Google previewAmerica's Favorite Recipes, Part II (2013)

by Uma Aggarwal

or regular dry bread crumbs 1⁄2-Cup Olive oil A crab cake is a dish of American origin made by combining crab-meat and various other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, ...

Google previewFood Lovers' Guide to® Virginia (2014)

The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings by Lorraine Eaton, Jim Haag

The crab cake is a specialty and one of the best in the state, a loosely held together concoction that overflows with large lumps of backfin and comes with a tantalizing bacon sauce. The wine list is impressive, and the cocktail menu is playful.

Google previewThe Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink (2007)

by Andrew F. Smith

GARY ALLEN Crab Cakes The crab cake is an important Chesapeake Bay regional dish, using the meat from the ubiquitous blue crab. The dish's origin has been attributed to Boston, Massachusetts; New York City; Wilmington, Delaware; and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

The crab cake is another important Chesapeake Bay regional dish, using the meat from the ubiquitous blue crab. The dish's origin has been attributed to Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Wilmington, Delaware and Baltimore, Maryland.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

crab cake See ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

crab cake n. a patty of flaked or minced crab meat, typically served fried. crabwise adv. & adj. (of movement) sideways. crack n. 1 a narrow opening between two parts of something ...

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