June 16 2014

How To Buy Fish: What to Look For

Fish Fillets

Check the flesh and look for vibrant color. The color of fish will fade over time. If there is still skin on the fish fillet, the skin should have a nice, shiny, metallic look.

Is there clear or milky liquid present? If a liquid is present, it should not be milky but clear.

The smell test. Smell the fillet and check for pungent odors. There should be none.

Press fish with a finger. If you press with a finger, the meat should bounce back.



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AWESOME (5/27/2017 12:00:00 AM)
OMG, I just received my order of blue crabs and they are delicious and was packed very well. If anyone need to have crabs delivered, this is the place to order from. THANK YOU...

Donna - Michigan
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June 16 2014

Crab Dynasty Testimonials

"My last order of crabs were the best crabs I have had in a long time. When I opened the box, I was really surprised to see how well they were packed - like a picture. They were also very tasty and heavy as I requested. My wife also loved them. Many thanks to you all at Crab Dynasty."  -Robert of Cranford, NJ

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"The lobster tails were so big, that they scared my kids when we pulled them out of the box. That fear went away when we sat down for dinner. They were fabulous! Will definitely order again.  -Mary of Arlington Heights, IL

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June 16 2014

How to Steam Blue Crab

It's quite easy to steam Maryland blue crabs. You start by filling a large pot with water and 1 cup of cider vinegar. Heat until a full boil occurs. Go ahead and add the live Maryland hard shell blue crabs to the pot by sprinkling each layer of crabs with crab seasoning.

Cover the pot and wait for signs of steam coming from the lid. This usually takes about ten minutes before this occurs. Continue to cook for another ten to twenty minutes until the crabs change to a bright orange color. The crabs are not finished if they are red or show signs of red/green areas.

Take crabs out of the steamer and place on a tray. Sprinkle crab season on the crabs to a desired amount. It is easiest to cover a table with newspaper to eat your crabs, making cleaning up a snap!

ENJOY!


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Thanks (2/10/2015 12:00:00 AM)
Thanks for the steaming tip. The instructions were easy and they came out great.

David - NJ
Excellent (9/23/2017 12:00:00 AM)
Came out just right

Steven - IL
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