Take a trip down to the Chesapeake Bay on this week’s episode of How to Behave. Brian Keyser is joined by co-host Hannah Howard via the phone lines, and frequent guest Rob Neill is in studio. Josh Morgan is bringing Maryland-style crab feasts up to New York City through Hammer & Claws! Hannah, Josh, and engineer Joe are Maryland natives, and they’re ready to talk crabs! Tune into this episode to learn about the cultural significance of crab dinners in Maryland. Are blue crabs only native to Maryland? Find out how climate change is affecting the crab population and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. Find out how soft shell crabs are harvested depending on the season and life cycle of the crab. Get your tickets to Hammer & Claws, and don’t miss this episode of How to Behave. This program has been sponsored by The International Culinary Center. Thanks to Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord for the theme music.

 

“It’s a very cathartic process; you have to break apart this complex crab. It’s not like a lobster. You’re not just splitting its tail.” [15:15]

Josh Morgan on How to Behave