An exploration of Bay heritage and recipes. This collection of cherished and award-winning recipes is accompanied by tales of Maryland’s seafood industry, one of the oldest industries in the nation. In addition to 18 crab cake variations, this book features appetizers, soups, sandwiches, entrees, and even breakfast and desserts. The dishes have been provided by residents old and new and chefs who have a special affinity for the blue crabs of the Northeast. Also included are crab-related terms, food tips, and a listing of local festivals.