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Jordan Quaglietta
When is Dungeness Crab Season?

When is Dungeness Crab Season?

Crab season is not every season. Even though crabs are out and about, that doesn’t mean they are ready to be caught, or that it is alright in sustainability-terms to catch them at that moment. This is true for the Dungeness crab; there is a particular time of year fishermen and women are allowed to catch them and there are other factors that are monitored such as the number available to catch.  How do you know when it is catching season for a particular seafood? Each state has its own regulations; recreational versus commercial fishing are going to have different...

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Jordan Quaglietta
What is Dungeness Crab?

What is Dungeness Crab?

If you’re reading this, then it is highly likely that you are interested in purchasing and cooking live dungeness crab—otherwise, you must simply love learning about interesting living species. Either way, after reading this article, you will have a better idea of what a live Dungeness crab is, just like the sustainably harvested options from Fathom Seafood. You can also continue reading the consecutive articles that go more in depth about the sustainability of the Dungeness and the handling and cooking of them. We’ll even provide you with various crab recipes to spice up your cooking repertoire.  Let’s get started...

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How to Cook Live Dungeness Crab: Step by Step

How to Cook Live Dungeness Crab: Step by Step

Image Credit: Molly Watson via The Spruce  Whether you are a crab-cooking connoisseur, are switching from frozen crab to live, or are experimenting with cooking live Dungeness crab for the very first time—this article is for you. You will learn everything from the beginning stages of shipping and handling your crab to professionally plating it. Cooking live seafood can be nerve-wracking for some, but we’ll give you tips and tricks from experts to make your experience easier. Before you do any sort of cooking, it is best to prep; and when you’re working with live crab, you want to make...

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Easy Dungeness Crab Recipes To Do at Home 

Easy Dungeness Crab Recipes To Do at Home 

We hope you’re hungry for crab!  Dungeness crab has a sweet and even slightly nutty taste to it—and with the tender body meat long with the firm leg meat—you are bound to encounter numerous and tasty recipes that can be created from it.  In a previous article, you learned how to boil and steam Dungeness crab, as well as clean it properly to prepare to eat. Now you will learn some easy and delicious recipes that you can create from your live Dungeness crab.  Let’s get cooking!  Dungeness Crab Appetizers  You can use Dungeness crab to make amazing appetizers that...

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