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20 December 2018: Savannah Chafing Dish Crab, or Hot Crab Dip

December 20, 2018

Tags: Savannah Cooking, Classic Southern Cooking, Chafing Dish Crab, Crab, Crabmeat, Holiday Entertaining

Old-Fashioned Savannah Chafing Dish Crab, or Hot Crab Dip
Once upon a time, an elegant fixture on the buffet table of any Savannah holiday party worth attending was a hot crab spread or dip that was simply called “Chafing Dish Crab.” It was of course named for the way it used to be served—warm but not bubbling hot from a glistening, polished silver chafing dish.

Dipped into toast cups (more…)