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She-Crab Soup

After a long walk down the beach, on a cool fall day, you are going to need a little comfort food to warm you up. Wouldn’t it be nice to come home to a bowl of rich and creamy She-Crab Soup? This recipe is going to make a for a perfect fall lunch or dinner while you are enjoying your Ocean Isle Beach getaway. The lump crabmeat, butter, and other ingredients combine to make a savory one-pot meal that the whole family will love. Pair your bowl of soup with a fresh crusty bread….and Bon Appetit.

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Shopping List:

all-purpose flour
white onion (1 small)
fresh dill
fresh chives
salt and pepper
half-and-half (2 quarts)
heavy cream (1 pint)
chicken broth
hot pepper sauce
Worcestershire sauce
sherry wine
lump crabmeat (1 pound)

How to Find the Best Local Spots on Ocean Isle BeachBlue Crab

Looking for a local Ocean Isle Beach fish market to purchase your lump crabmeat? Then you should try Sheffield’s Seafood & Grocery or Cap’t Jack’s Seafood Market.Be sure to tell them that the folks at Williamson Realty Vacations sent you. Local crabmeat comes from Blue Crabs, which are plentiful in North Carolina’s coastal waters. Crabbing is a tradition, and a way of life for many local fishermen. Enjoying this rich and succulent food resource is something to be appreciated and treasured.
If you are short on time, and would like to try some of the finest soups and stews available in the Ocean Isle Beach area, there are several great restaurants to choose from. Here is what one local has to say about the soup scene:
“The best places that I have been for soup, are Causeway Gourmet, The Filling Station, Purple Onion, and Duffers. I am so ready for soup season!!! The Filling Station has the absolute BEST soups, and her variety is so different each day. She does not have a set menu of soups like Purple Onion, but they are good and unique!”

Do you have a favorite fall soup tradition? Why don’t you share your recipe with us?

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