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How to Crack Crabs and Lobsters

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, Amanda and Merrill are showing us how to crack crabs and lobsters. 

Crab and Lobster

Cooking crabs and lobsters can be slightly daunting -- there's the drama of putting them into a pot of boiling water, and breaking them down is no walk in the park. Luckily A&M happen to have plenty of experience with these clawed creatures. Today, they're sharing their crab and lobster tricks with us, just in time to test recipes that were entered into our shellfish contest.

If you've got any tips or tricks for breaking down crabs and lobsters, share them with us in the comments!  

This video was shot by Alex Lisowski, and edited by Kyle Orosz. 

Tags: Lobster, Shellfish, Tips & Techniques, DIY Food, How-To & Diy, Kitchen Confidence