Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce

There are just some recipes that bring us back to our childhood, recipes that our mothers and grandmothers made for family dinners. This "Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce," recipe is the perfect dinner time meal that garners being passed on from generation to generation.

When you live in Maryland, eating crabs is a summer time favorite pastime, with picnic tables covered in brown paper, silver buckets, buttered corn, french fries, cornbread, and the smell of seafood. This Maryland crab cakes with quick tartar sauce recipe is the meal to make for summertime picnics and get togethers. Crab cakes are an easy to prepare recipe that the kids will probably enjoy. The most important thing when you are making this Maryland crab cakes recipe is to use fresh, good quality lump crab meat. The creator of the recipe got hers at Whole Foods, it can be expensive, but one pound is enough to make six good sized crab cakes, which can feed a family of four. Some cities also have good quality fish markets that you might try and visit.

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