Though it can be expensive, crabmeat is great for quick and delicious dinners. Substitute lump crabmeat for fresh, if you prefer, but avoid using regular canned crabmeat; the meat is too flaky for this dish. Rinse canned crabmeat for the best flavor. (Serves 4)
Lump Crab Salad
Marinated cucumbers *

Sesame crackers
Credit: Lee Harrelson

* Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber, 3 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cover and chill.