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Martha Washington's Crab Soup

Yes, the REAL Martha Washington. This was a favorite of Roosevelt and Eisenhower, among others, at the White House.

Recipe Ingredients

Method

  1. Boil crabs in salted water to get meat (if using fresh).
  2. In a large saucepan, combine butter, flour, eggs, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Boil on low heat and pour milk in slowly.
  3. Add crabmeat to milk mixture and gently cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add cream and remove from heat before it reaches a full boil. Add sherry and Worcestershire.
  5. Serve.

Posted by artsycook at recipegoldmine.com May 17, 2001.


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