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For the New Year I am striving to eat less meat and increase my portion of vegetables and other lean proteins, such as fish. So when I was developing a recipe with crab meat for Prevention magazine (I am the Food Director), and I had 8 ounces left over, I thought crab cakes would be […]

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Cherie Pollock of Orland, California, is one of those competent, talented home cooks who can whip up a beautiful gazpacho for 20 and still bake three pies from scratch for lunch. So when she told me about a recipe for ‘crab’ cakes made without crab, of course I was intrigued. Cherie didn’t know the origins […]

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I have a secret. My always-popular holiday dip is made with products I’d like to keep hidden from my guests. I’ve been known to hurriedly shove the containers in the trash as that first doorbell rings.

It’s not that there’s anything really wrong with the ingredients. It’s just that people have high expectations. Freshly grated Cheddar…fresh-caught crab? Nope.

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I often eat dinner alone and i will make it super-special with the foods that I love to devour, such as spicy shellfish made into comfort food (à la vodka sauce), and with a dash of health (whole grain pasta so you can [More...] eliminate the guilt factor)!

Also when cooking for one, shrimp is an easy pick since you can buy the little crustaceans by the piece and cook them up super quick…the crab is the extra embellishment that you can either go for or not.

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