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  1. 1 pound crabmeat, shredded

  2. 1 ½ tablespoons dry bread crumbs

  3. 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

  4. salt and pepper to taste

  5. 1 egg

  6. 1 ½ tablespoons mayonnaise 

  7. ½ teaspoon ground dry mustard

  8. Whisk the flavors and binders together.

  9. Add the crab meat & filler.

  10. Very gently mix together: Fold the ingredients together slowly and carefully. If over-mixed, the lump crab meat will break apart.

  11. Refrigerate for 30 minutes: This is a key step in the recipe! Make sure the crab cake mixture is cold before you shape it into individual cakes. There is little filler in this recipe, so the cakes will fall apart if the mixture is not refrigerated before cooking.

  12. Grease baking pan & preheat oven. The oven gets pretty hot, so I don’t recommend using parchment paper. Grease the pan or use a silicone baking mat.

  13. Portion into cakes: Use a 1/2 cup measuring cup to scoop and portion out the mixture. Form into individual cakes. Place on the greased baking sheet.

  14. Bake: Bake the cakes on very high heat for about 12-14 minutes.

  15. Add 8 table spoons of Aunt Carol's Sauce on side of dish.

  1. Add 4 cups of water or stock and bring to a boil over high heat.

  2. Once the water has come to full, roaring boil, remove it from the heat.

  3. Carefully add the shrimp and cover the pot with a lid.

  4. Set an 8-minute timer and allow the shrimp to steep in the pot. The shrimp is done once it is pink and opaque.

  5. Pour the contents of the pot over a colander, pick out the shrimp and set aside.

  6. Serve Aunt Carol's Sauce alongside of the dish.

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  1. Season with pepper and mix until well incorporated.

  2. Form into 5, evenly-sized patties.

  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil.

  4. Cook patties in batches until golden and crispy, 3-4 minutes per side.

  5. Drain on paper towels.

  6. Pour Aunt Carol's Sauce on top of patties to have an astonishing taste.

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.

  2. Remove the small side muscle from the scallops, rinse with cold water and thoroughly pat dry.

  3. Season scallops with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. Add scallops to the skillet in a single layer.

  5. Cook, flipping once, until golden brown and translucent in the center, about 1-2 minutes per side.

  6. Set aside and keep warm.

  7. Stir in lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  8. Serve scallops immediately with Aunt Carol's Sauce, garnished with parsley, if desired.

  1. Preheat oven to 400° and place a wire rack over a baking sheet.

  2. In a large bowl, toss chicken wings with oil and season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  3. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake until chicken is golden and skin is crispy, 50 to 60 minutes, flipping the wings halfway through.

  5. In a saucepan, pour Aunt Carol's Sauce.

  6. Transfer baked wings to a bowl and toss with Aunt Carol's Sauce until completely coated.

  7. Return wings to rack and broil—watching carefully!—until sauce caramelizes, 3 minutes. Serve with roasted potatoes and vegetables-(celery sticks).

  1. Remove Pumpkin Seeds from pumpkin

  2. Wash and dry Pumpkin Seeds

  3. Preheat oven to heat of 350°F (177ºC)

  4. Dip Pumpkin Seeds into a saucer of Aunt Carol's Sauce until seeds are completely covered

  5. Place caramelized Pumpkin Seeds of Aunt Carol's Sauce into baking sheet

  6. Place baking sheet into oven for about 12 to 15 minutes, tossing the seeds every 5 minutes to encourage even browning. When the seeds give a savory Aunt Carol's Sauce aroma and golden brown color, they are ready!

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