Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Witch's Brew


Witch's Brew (Level 1)

1 dozen or more hardshell crabs
4 quarts water
salt ( 1 tablespoon for each crab)
2 heaping tablespoons of crab or shrimp boil
the tops from one bunch of celery
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons red hot or tabasco sauce
1/2 cup white vinegar

Take a large pot that will hold the 4 pounds of crabs. Add about 4
quarts of water. Add the salt, boil, celery tops, celery salt, black
pepper and hot sauce.

Bring mixture to a boil and stir for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of white
vinegar after boiling has occurred.

Wash off crabs in fresh water and dump in boiling brew. Cover and boil
on low heat for about 12 minutes. Watch that it does not boil or spill

Serve on platter hot or cold. Out of this world!