Monday, January 25, 2010

i've got crabs


i inhale my lover's exhale...,

her body still quivering from a post climactic tremor.
our eyes locked.
i whisper

"lover,  i've got crabs."

steamed bay crabs
  • 12 live blue crabs (freeze for 5 minutes to settle them down)
  • 1/4 cup of water 
  • 1 can or bottle of cheap domestic beer 
  • 1/4 cup of old bay seasoning mixed with 1/4 cup kosher salt (set aside 3 tablespoons) 
  • 2 tbsp of white vinegar 
doin' it 
  • pour beer, water & vinegar into a large deep pot & boil. (place a steaming tray or broken chopsticks at bottom.)
  • add crabs to pot.
  • sprinkle in seasonings.
  • cook for 15 minutes until bright orange in color.
serve hot or cold with set-aside seasoning to dip.

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