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Eat crab legs by separating the legs from the body, cracking or cutting the legs open and pulling out the meat. This process takes only a few minutes. You need crab legs, a lobster cracker or scissors, a knife and a smal... More »

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Crab legs are low in mercury, so they are safe for pregnant women to eat in moderation. It is important for pregnant women to make sure the crab legs are cooked thoroughly prior to eating them. More »

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests that pregnant women limit their total intake of fish and shellfish, including crab legs, to 12 ounces or less a week. Twelve ounces equates to two-to-three meals containing ... More »

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Backfin crab meat refers to the white meat of crabs; it is a combination of jumbo lump and special grade crab meat and comes from the body of the crab instead of the legs and claws. Backfin crab meat ranks third on the g... More »

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Crab meat should be thawed by placing it in a refrigerator and leaving it overnight. If the crab is needed more quickly, it can be defrosted in a sink full of cold water. More »

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The difference between gammon and ham, which both refer to meat from the hind legs of a pig, is that gammon is sold raw, while ham is sold cooked or dry cured and is ready for consumption. Once gammon is cooked, it is ca... More »

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Soft-shell crabs are eaten whole with the shell intact. They can be broiled, grilled, pan-fried or deep-fried, and they are seasoned with a variety of spices. More »

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