Tips & Tricks

Learn to Pick like a Pro!

Here's how our professional crab pickers on Hoopers Island extract all that delicious crab meat bit by bit.

Crab-Picking 101

Not a Maryland native like us? You might need some tips on how to tackle our home state’s famous crustacean! Check out our video, made right at our original crab packing plant on Hoopers Island in the Chesapeake Bay – our crab pickers there have been expertly extracting meat for years!

Phillips Recipe CenterTry Shirley Phillips’ original crab cake recipe

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Maryland is famous for crabs, and Phillips is the premier restaurant for award-winning crab cakes!

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Satisfy Your Toughest Critics

Try this crabby upgrade to classic mac & cheese - you'll have the whole family asking for seconds!

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