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3.5 lb Bug

AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
edited 7:14AM in EggHead Forum
Filly called me this afternoon and said she wouldn't be home for dinner, so I stopped at the Chinese market and bought a 3.5 lb lobster. About once every 5 years or so I give lobster a try and come to the same conclusion, I like crab better. I steamed this guy and it was cooked perfectly, but again I like crab better. Did I mention they had a full tank of live dungenous crabs right next to the lobsters? Going to have to go back and get a couple. -RP

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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,494
    So jealous of really fresh seafood :( :P
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  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    And I live in the desert. :laugh:-RP
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    So that bug walked a really long way :whistle:
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    I like crabs better myself. :)
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    I'm with you....except I'm picky - King Crab or Stone Crab! :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    I'm with you....except I'm picky - King Crab or Stone Crab! :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
  • Crab and crawfish mo betta
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I must agree.Lobster is good but crab is better. :) BTW,that's a NICE one.
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    I forgot to mention, the part I liked the best was the legs. I used a rolling pin to squeeze the meat out of them and they were good, they tasted like crab. ;)-RP
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    I favor crab also. Although, I won't turn down a lobsah. :whistle:
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  • BigBadgerBigBadger Posts: 461
    One more vote for Crab... Dungeness crab, that is.

    On occasion we've had lobster and I think G might just like it more. Either way it's all pretty yummy and that one looks like a good accompaniment for Warm garlic butter..
  • AZRP, I second the motion
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 22,890
    i like stone crab but it needs to be caught same day. pretty much the same with lobster, i dont really like tank lobsters unless they were caught that morning. i guess you are comparing tanked lobster to tanked crab, they lose the sweetness that way ;) i usually stick with 2 to 2.5 pounders, as they get bigger i have a harder time cooking them right, legs are done but the bodies need more time etc. the one thing about crabs i dont get is crab cakes, i try them every opportunity i get and have never had one i enjoyed except for the little over spiced thai ones. i would rather have them made with clams
  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    I like'em both... :) I would be glad to start there.
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  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    I've had the tanked dungeness crabs and they were much better than the cooked frozen ones at the store. I don't care for crab cakes either, rather just eat the crab. -RP
  • LDDLDD Posts: 1,225
    I too prefer crab.

    but I also love lobster!
    context is important :)
  • DnormanDnorman Posts: 117
    :laugh: I hate my crabs, but the doctor swore to me the new meds would take care of them. :silly:
  • Dust9000Dust9000 Posts: 26
    Gulf Coast Blue Crabs :woohoo: Everything else soso
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