If you are what you eat…

… I’m crabby in Chinatown!

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17 Responses to If you are what you eat…

  1. Thomas says:

    those are females…and any crabber worth his salt knows not to harvest them. For shame, China Town.

  2. APX says:

    @Thomas
    those are females…and any crabber worth his salt knows not to harvest them. For shame, China Town.

    Just another perfect example of the oppression females face in this oppressive patriarchal hierarchy. *sarcasm*

    It looks good, though given that I’m in Canada and therefore a day of fasting and abstinence, my lunch consisted of an egg, apple, and a cheese bun. I have stocked up on my fish supply today, and shall be having a salmon steak cooked somehow. I’m not sure yet. I am open to suggestions.

  3. BV says:

    If you are what you eat, I think I might be a pizza tonight.

    Gotta love Chinatown, which is rapidly engulfing Little Italy (pretty much surrounds it on three sides).

  4. tealady24 says:

    Speaking of . . .

    I’m always feeding Basil. This has gotta stop!

  5. rodin says:

    As a non-expert might I suggest those could be blue crabs in the first photo? It has been a long time since I have been to Maryland crab territory.

  6. acroat says:

    I’m cheesy by the bay today-

    Cheesecake
    Grilled cheese etc

  7. AnnAsher says:

    I’m… Raw butter and wheat oat rolls…???

  8. rodin says:

    Addendum: the underside of the crabs appear to have a triangular shape, which is supposed to indicate they are male crabs.

  9. Random Friar says:

    In Christ there is no East nor West, no male and female… only good food!

  10. Atra Dicenda, Rubra Agenda says:

    You know I started visiting this site for its liturgical commentary and slavishly accurate translations. But Fr. Z’s cooking is equally fantastic to witness. I think Fr. Z needs to compile a “Say the Black, Do the Red” cook book. I would DEFINITELY purchase one and put it right on the shelf next to my “Cooking with the Saints” cookbook by Ignatius Press…

  11. wanda says:

    No dumplings? Alas. Those are female crabs, their belly shell is in the shape of an ‘apron’. They are indeed blue crabs. I’ll bet that was a delicious meal.

    [Dumplings generally have meat, at least the kind I like. Not on First Friday!]

  12. frjim4321 says:

    I think I need a drool guard on this keyboard.

    That second picture was just too much. I NEED that crab right NOW!

  13. Trad Catholic Girl says:

    I couldn’t help but laugh Fr. Z – thanks for the chuckle (I needed it tonight)!

  14. Kerry says:

    We are either disappointed or pleased to see, that eating these crabs cooked, you are no Klingon.

  15. tianzhujiao says:

    Looks like “salt and pepper soft shell crab”…..delicious!!!!!

  16. RichR says:

    I had Trix for dinner because I humored my third child with whom I was staying home because he is sick with a cold. My wife and other three boys had barbecued chicken at my parents with a scrumptious birthday cake for dessert boy #2 turned 6). Fr. Z. had beautiful seafood.

    I weep.

  17. bookworm says:

    If you are what you eat… then you should avoid fruits and nuts, right? :-)