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Stuffed Crabs With Mushrooms


  • meat of 6 crabs
  • mushrooms cut into dice the same quantity as of the crab meat
  • 1 cupful of cream or milk
  • 1 slice of onion
  • 1 tablespoonful of butter
  • 1 tablespoonful of flour
  • 1 teaspoonful of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of paprica, or dash of cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoonful of lemon juice
  • yolks of 4 hard-boiled eggs


Put into a saucepan one tablespoonful of butter, and one slice of onion chopped fine; before it becomes brown, add one tablespoonful of flour; cook, but not brown; and add slowly one cupful of milk or cream. Stir until smooth and thickened; then add the mashed yolks, the seasoning, the crab meat, and the chopped mushrooms. This mixture should not be very soft. Fill the shells with it, and finish the same as deviled crabs.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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