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IRISH'S CRAB BUTTER
CRAB-BUTTER - Incredible crab or shrimp dip
My first encounter with this dip came at a New
a few years ago. I was standing by the munchies
ing not to embarrass myself too much, when a woman
to me and pointed out this dip. She explained
to me that at
a previous party she had lost control eating it
and got a
It's incredibly rich, and requires a lot of will
to eat too much.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 6 gluttons)
1/2 cup butter
1 cup cream cheese
1/4 cup mayonnaise
6 oz crab meat
1 onion (medium to large, chopped fine)
some cocktail sauce
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp crushed garlic (or a pinch of instant
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
(1) Allow butter and cream cheese to soften
(2) Mix mayo, butter and cream cheese. Do
not use a
blender, as the mixture will get soupy.
(3) Add lemon juice, garlic, worcestershire
pepper, etc. to taste.
(4) Mix in crab (or whatever) and onion.
choices, I feel crab is the best.
(5) Chill at least two hours, cover with
sauce. This is an important part of
I recommend Wakefield crab meat, Shrimp or Shrimp
& Crab. I
usually use Crosse & Blackwell's cocktail sauce,
free to use any kind that you trust. You can make
simple cocktail sauce by mixing 3 parts catsup
to 1 part
horseradish and adding tabasco, garlic, worcestershire
Serve over Triscuits (they're nice and strong,
heavy scooping) or veggies. Irish is the friend
from whom I
got this recipe.
Difficulty: easy. Time: 5 minutes preparation,
cooling. Precision: approximate measurement OK.
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From: reid@decwrl (Brian Reid)
Subject: RECIPE: Cranberry bread
Date: 21 Nov 86 04:45:39 GMT
Organization: DEC Western Research, Palo Alto,
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