Beer Battered Crab Cakes

Crab is one of those foods that is like a perfect life partner. It can go casual with a simple dunking in a vat of melted butter, or it can get all dressed up and mingle in a party of other ingredients. In other words, I like it.

Creamy Crab Dip with Rosemary & Kalamata Olives

My Medium Boy’s exact words were “Oh my God, this is delicious” when a spoonful of this dip hit his mouth.  I’m not sure, but I think he may have liked it.

Cheesy Crab Dip with Artichokes & Greek Peperoncini

It’s the early 90s, Berkeley, Ca.  I’m being treated to a nice dinner at Skates On The Bay, a surf-and-turf restaurant literally on the San Francisco Bay.  We order the crab and artichoke dip with focaccia bread.  I was hooked.