Current Moon Phase

Full Moon
100% of full

Farmers Almanac
The 2015 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Seaview Crab Cakes

Save this recipe for later by logging in or registering for free!
Seaview Crab Cakes


1 lb. Maryland jumbo lump crabmeat
1 shallot, minced
2 tbsp. olive oil
1⁄2 cup red, yellow, green peppers, diced into small pieces
1-cup heavy cream
1 egg, beaten
3/4-cup mayonnaise
1 small lemon, juiced
1 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/8 cup Grey Poupon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp. olive oil or butter


METHOD: Pick through crabmeat for shells and set aside in a bowl. Sweat shallot in oil, add cream and allow to reduce by half. Mix egg, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Old Bay, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard. Combine mayonnaise mixture with peppers and shallot. Add crabmeat to dressing (do not over mix). Add salt and pepper to taste. Mixture should form into a ball; if not add a small amount of bread crumbs to stiffen it. Form the crab mixture into the desired size. Heat olive oil or butter in a nonstick sauté pan. Sear crab cakes on both sides until golden brown and hot in the center. TO SERVE: Place crab cake on wilted spinach or greens, drizzle with your favorite sauce, and garnish with greens. (YIELD 8-10 CAKES)

2005 Farmers' Almanac

If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.

Winter Is Coming – Sign Up Today!

Get our ALL-ACCESS `NAC PASS and get 12 months of access to our online calendars along with a copy of the 2016 Almanac for only $13.99 $11.99!

Subscribe Today »