Heat a deep pot over moderate heat. Cook the bacon. Add celery, onion, and red bell pepper to the bacon and grease and cook a minute or two. Add butter, parsley and potatoes. Season vegetables with salt and pepper and Old Bay seasoning. Sauté veggies 5 minutes, then sprinkle in flour. Cook flour 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and combine. Stir in milk and combine. Stir in heavy cream. Bring soup up to a bubble. Add corn and crab meat and simmer soup 5 minutes. Adjust the soup seasonings – may need to add more Old Bay, pepper and a little season salt.
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