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Governor Askew's Florida Crabmeat Au Gratin Recipe

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Catherine "Kitty" Younger, 1924

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Catherine Preston Younger
Added: Saturday, March 7, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
1 pint fresh or pasteurized crabmeat
1/2 cup cream
2 egg yolks
Paprika

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan. Add salt, pepper, and crabmeat. Cook five minutes, stirring gently. Add cream and blend. Add egg yolks and stir and cook four minutes. Put the mixture in a casserole dish and sprinkle cheese generously over the top. Sprinkle with paprika and dot with additional butter. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Reubin O'Donovan Askew was the Democratic Governor of Florida from 1971 to 1979. Before that, he spent 12 years in the Florida Legislature, including eight years in the state Senate. He has been a candidate for U.S. president (1984) and the U.S. Senate (1988).

 

 

 

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