I used to be weirded out by soft crabs. I wrote about it.
I’m a Baltimore kid, so I’ve been eating steamed blue crabs as long as I can remember. I am a very skilled crab picker. I worked at a crab house when I was a teenager – Bill’s Seafood in Perry Hall – and on occasion, I steam my own crabs at home. Crabs are probably my favorite thing to eat. Sitting around a picnic table in your backyard is so communal – you sit for hours and hours. Your hands are so messy, you definitely can’t grab your phone every five minutes (that’s a bonus.) Slowing down is something I think we all need a lot more of, don’t you?
I’m a soup girl. Love a big ‘ole pot of soup on the stove…bubbling away, about to feed me for a week. And when we’re in the dead of winter (and OH MY GAH, it’s cold) I like to make Alton Brown’s potato leek soup. It’s creamy, comforting goodness.
Craft cocktails…in Federal Hill. It’s happening. Bookmakers comin’.
Federal Hill is about to get a serious biz option for cocktails and food in the soon-to-be-open Bookmakers Cocktail Club. Bookmaker’s is …