Bring out the butter! It's National Crabmeat Day

March 9, 2011 at 8:09 AM ET

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Fat Tuesday came and went in a tizzy of beads, and now you're finding yourself a bit crabby. There are two possible explanations: It's either a hangover from hanging on Bourbon Street too long, or the fact that it's National Crabmeat Day!

After your coffee kicks in, nurse that Cajun morning-after migraine with fresh crab cakes delivered to your door, some Fatty Crab chocolate bars, or, try your hand at one of these tried-and-true recipes.