Here's how to get every bit of meat from a crab

If you grew up in a seaside town eating shellfish by the bucket, then chances are you're a pro at eating crab. But for the rest of us, being faced with an armored shell and spiny legs can be intimidating, no matter how delicious we know the reward will be. Even if you know the basics, do you get every bit of sweet meat you can from this delectable bit of sefood? Here's a step-by-step guide on how to pick a crab clean. Once you do, eat it as is or use it to make chilled crab dip, deviled crab, creamy crab and clam soup or, of course, crab cakes.