How to Preserve Dungeness Crab
The Dungeness crab (formerly Cancer magister) was named after a small town on the Olympic Peninsula in the state of Washington. This species of crab is found mainly on the western coast of North America. You can purchase this crab fresh during peak... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy

How long can I wait to cook fresh dungeness crab before it goes ...

We catch a lot of dungeness crab and I ussually clean it and cook it right away but I am wondering if anyone knows just how long you can keep ...

How to Freeze Crab -

Freezing Dungeness Crab, up to around 7 and 1/4 inches, can fit nicely into a gallon-size freezer bag. Anything bigger than that will have to be wrapped in ...
You will typically get about 25 percent of the crab's weight in pure meat, which may not sound like a lot, but it is in the crab world. They are also far more versatile than pre-cooked crab because a great many Asian and Mediterranean crab recipes call for uncooked cra... More »
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Crab Meat - National Center for Home Food Preservation

Selecting, Preparing and Canning Meat. King and Dungeness Crab Meat. It is recommended that blue crab meat be frozen instead of canned for best quality.

Cleaning and Preparing Crab | Washington Department of Fish ...

When hauling in a catch of Dungeness crab, you must immediately check the crabs' gender and size. All female Dungeness crabs must be returned to the water.

Canning Crab Meat: King and Dungeness - Mother Earth News

You'll enjoy the flavor of fresh seafood all year when you learn how to preserve it by canning. Try your hand at canning crab meat with these steps from the ... To Preserve Dungeness Crab&v=VSZxBtslk0E
Jul 10, 2010 ... How to clean a Dungenss crab the quick and easy way. To Preserve Dungeness Crab&v=vuWQRe_YD-g
May 27, 2009 ... Freeze crabs whole and uncleaned if they are going to be frozen for more than six months. To freeze crabs for a short period of time, clean and ...
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Q: How to Preserve Dungeness Crab.
A: 1. Boil the whole crab until cooked entirely. Let it cool. Cut the tips of the legs with kitchen shears. Fold the crab legs into its belly, then place into the ... Read More »
Q: How to Catch Dungeness Crabs.
A: 1. Write your first and last name and address on a red and white marker buoy, legibly and permanently. Only one name and address may be on each buoy. 2. Attach ... Read More »
Q: How to Open Dungeness Crab Claws
A: 1 Pick up the claw with both hands. Don’t be a hero and try to use one. Ad 2 Apply pressure to the crab’s major joint with your hands, crab tools, or miscellane... Read More »
Q: How does a Dungeness crab move?
A: Dungeness crabs move by either crawling or thrusing their legs in a repetitive motion. Read More »
Q: How much does a dungeness crab weigh?
A: 2-4 pounds. Read More »