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                       MARTHA WASHINGTON'S CRAB SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Butter
    5       ts           Flour
    3                    Eggs -- hard boiled;sieved
    1                    Lemon -- grated rind of
    1       pn           -Salt
    1       pn           -White pepper,freshly ground
    4       c            Milk
      1/2   lb           Crabmeat -- cooked
      1/2   c            Heavy cream
      1/2   c            Dry sherry
    1       d            Worcestershire sauce
 
   An historic recipe served during President Gerald
   Ford’s administration.
   
   In a 2 qt saucepan, combine butter, flour, sieved
   eggs, lemon rind, salt and pepper. In a separate
   saucepan, bring milk to a boil, remove from heat.
   Gradually pour in the hot milk into the egg mixture,
   stirring with a wire whisk. Add crabmeat, and cook
   over low heat for 5 minutes; do not boil. Add cream
   and remove from heat. Stir in sherry and
   Worcestershire sauce and serve piping hot.
   
   SERVES: 6 SOURCE: _The White House Family Cookbook_ by
   White House executive Chef Henry Haller with Virginia
   Aronson posted by Anne MacLellan
  
 
 
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