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NASA Ames Employee Shares Story About Shirley Temple's Crab Cakes

Jack Boyd, one of the longest-serving NASA Ames employees, has met many presidents and celebrities, but his favorite was Shirley Temple.

NASA Ames Employee Shares Story About Shirley Temple's Crab Cakes

NASA Ames' employee Jack Boyd shares his story about meeting actress & diplomat Shirley Temple and why she gave him her special crab cake recipe. (Published Sunday, July 21, 2019)

 

CRAB CAKES
1 pound crabmeat
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dog mustard
1 large beaten egg
1 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
2 or 3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
(make mango sauce if you like)
Combine crab, onion, celery, bell pepper and toss
Combine mayonnaise, parsley, orange zest, worcestershire, mustard, tobasco, egg
Fold both together and add 1/2 cup bread crumbs
Make crab cakes and dredge in remaining bread crumbs
Chill patties for one hour in refrigerator before cooking
Heat oil and butter and cook 3 minutes on each side
Jack
Thank you for a wonderful day at Ames.
I hope to come back.Shir

Shirley Temple's note to Jack Boyd:


CRAB CAKES

1 pound crabmeat
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dog mustard1 large beaten egg
1 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
2 or 3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter

 

  • Combine crab, onion, celery, bell pepper and toss
  • Combine mayonnaise, parsley, orange zest, worcestershire, mustard, tobasco, egg
  • Fold both together and add 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Make crab cakes and dredge in remaining bread crumbs
  • Chill patties for one hour in refrigerator before cooking
  • Heat oil and butter and cook 3 minutes on each side

Jack,

Thank you for a wonderful day at Ames.  I hope to come back.

Shirley Temple Black 1999

 


  

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