We are currently under a Shelter in Place order.  Until that is lifted and things have settled down I'm going to have my shop on Vacation Mode.  I'm sure everyone has greater needs at this time.  I send you wishes for good health for you and your loved ones wherever you live.  You can reach me via my Contact Page at any time.

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A Hushpuppy by Any Other Name would Smell as Sweet

On a driving vacation through the Southeast a few years ago, I introduced my husband to crab cakes and hush puppies.  Of course he'd had delectable Dungeness Crab crab cakes from the San Francisco Bay Area growing up, but it was his first taste of Chesapeake Bay blue crab cakes.  He chased that first crab cake sandwich taste all the way down the coast from Virginia Beach to Melbourne, Florida comparing each one to that first one we enjoyed at a diner just outside Williamsburg, Virginia. 

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