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       Title: Hot Spiced Crab Soup
  Categories: Shellfish, Soups
       Yield: 4 servings
  
     1/8 lb Butter
       1 lg Onion, chopped
       2 cl Garlic, crushed
     1/2 ts Tobasco or other pep sauce
     1/8 ts Cayenne pepper
     1/4 c  Chopped parsley
       1    Bay leaf
       1    Bottle of *dry* white
            Drinking wine  (26.5 oz.
            Bottle)
       1 cn (14 oz) chicken broth
       2 lg Cooked Dungeness crabs
            (about 2 lbs. each),
            Cleaned and cracked
            Lemon wedges
  
   In a large kettle (at least 8 qt.) heat butter until bubbly; stir in
   onion and garlic and cook over medium heat until onion is soft.  Stir
   in hot pepper seasoning, cayenne, parsley, bay leaf, broth and wine;
   heat to simmering.  Add crab, cover, and simmer about 10 minutes or
   until crab is heated through.
   
   Eating this soup is a wonderful and messy affair.  Serve with hot
   Parmesan garlic bread, a salad and another bottle of the wine used.
  
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