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Devilled Crabs


  • 1 tablespoonful of butter
  • 1 tablespoonful of flour
  • 1 cup of milk
  • yolks of 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • salt
  • paprica
  • 1 teaspoonful of lemon juice
  • wine
  • 1 cup of crab meat
  • 1/4 cup of canned mushrooms cut in quarters


Melt butter, add flour, and, when blended, milk. Add the yolks rubbed through a sieve, and season to taste with salt, paprica, lemon juice and wine; cayenne, mustard and tobasco sauce are approved by some. Add crab meat and mushrooms. Serve on toast.


Salads, Sandwiches, and Chafing-Dish Dainties (1909).


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