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Getting Creative in the Kitchen…

Our Recipe Center gets tons of visits each month by hungry home chefs looking for the perfect recipe to satisfy their seafood cravings. Whether you’re cooking for date night, family night, or a special event, we hope you’ll find a great match!

Try one of these Website Favorites:

Quick & Easy Cream of Crab Soup
Chicken Chesapeake
Lump Crab Meat Cocktail
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Crab Meat Scampi

Cook our Restaurant Classics…

Not surprisingly, many of our most popular website recipes have been featured on our restaurant menus during our 60+ years as a restaurant operator! Learn how to make these classic guest favorites in your own kitchen:

Classic Crab Imperial
Shirley’s Original Crab Cakes
Crab Imperial Stuffed Flounder
Crab Meat Au Gratin
Cheesy Crab & Spinach Dip

Get Your Grill On

Our Herb Grilled Steak with Crab Stuffed Mushroom recipe puts a delicious new twist on surf & turf!

Let's get grilling!
Do You Pick Like a Pro?

Learn how our professional crab pickers on Hoopers Island do it - perfect practice for your next visit to our Baltimore Crab Deck!

Learn to pick like a pro