Creamy, Cheesy, and on the table in about 15 minutes.
INGREDIENTS: Yields 3 servings
Drizzle Olive Oil
6 TBSP Butter
6 Garlic Cloves, chopped or minced
2 oz Cream Cheese
1 cup Half and Half
One 8 oz bottle Clam Juice
1/3 cup White Wine
2 TBSP AP Flour
½ -3/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, freshly grated
Dash each of Nutmeg, Chipotle Chili Powder or Red Pepper, White Pepper, Basil
One 1 lb can of Crab Meat
One 6 oz can of Crab Meat
Optional: Broccoli, Peas, Asparagus, Mushrooms
Drizzle a bit of Olive Oil in a large skillet. Add the Butter. Once the Butter is melted, add the Garlic and cook for 2 minutes being careful not to burn it.
Add Cream Cheese. Break it up and allow it to melt. Add Half and Half, Clam Juice, White Wine, and Flour. Bring to a simmer and stir until slightly thickened.
Slowly add the Parmesan Cheese while stirring constantly. Add Seasonings and taste. If it isn’t thick enough, add a little more Cheese.
Add Crab Meat last and heat through.
Serve over your favorite Pasta and garnish with additional grated Parmesan.
Gail Westover, a Treasure Lake resident has been cooking most of her life. Hobbies come and go, as we all know, but for nearly 50 years, she has made homemade cooking a priority when it comes to feeding her family. There is nothing she won’t cook, from Braided Danish and Marble Rye Bagels to International foods of all sorts. “When you’ve cooked as many years as I have, nothing will scare you,” Gail says. She admits that she has an extremely hard time following someone else’s recipe and has become a talented recipe developer. We are happy to welcome Chew Wanna Eat? to The Lake News where you will have access to her creations.