Welcome to Blue Crab Bay Co., Purveyor of Classic Coastal Cuisine Since 1985
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Enjoy our 15% off introductory special on new items including dip blends, Clams Casino Mix, and Oysters Rockefeller Mix! Save 15% on our Blue Crab Stoneware pie/quiche dish as well. Help us celebrate 30 years in business!
In 1985, a young woman named Pamela Barefoot had a dream — to move to Virginia’s isolated Eastern Shore and survive with her creativity. The rural coastal peninsula, bounded by the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, offered a blank canvas for entrepreneurial opportunity, inspiring Pam to start her own business now known as Blue Crab Bay Co., a Bay Beyond Inc. brand and a Virginia certified women’s small business. Learn More about Blue Crab Bay Co.
Our Steaming Spices leave your kitchen smelling heavenly without imparting a spicy flavor to the crabs. Offer your guests the choice of herb butter or our spicy Chesapeake Bay Seasoning while enjoying the sweet, sweet meat.
Add 2 tbsp. Steaming Spices to 2 or 3 inches of water in a large steaming pot. Place a steaming rack in the pot (to keep crabs above water level), then bring water to a boil. Carefully place live crabs in the pot, using long tongs, then cover as needed to avoid active claws. Cover with tight lid, and steam for about 15 minutes or until crabs are bright red. Remove from heat, and place crabs on newspaper or trays. Allow to cool. Chill in refrigerator or ice chest. Serve picked crabmeat with a butter made with our Herbs for Seafood, spice things up with Chesapeake Bay Seasoning, or make crab cakes.
2 tbsp. Steaming Spices for Shellfish
1 dz. live blue crabs Herbs for Seafood Chesapeake Bay Seasoning