TODAY | July 18, 2013
>> to get cooking. and we've got a maryland favorite. we're talking crab cakes .
>> crab cakes .
>> all right. you're going to love these.
>> yes, one of our favorite restaurants is michael 's. and michael mccarty is here. he's the owner of the restaurant here in new york and also in santa monica . he's going to share his recipe. and he's brought along one of his new york-based chefs. kyung lin.
>> anything that starts with this, i love already.
>> talk about the crab cakes .
>> this beautiful jumbo lump crab meat from maryland. we're going to make a little binder. japanese bread crumb with just milk. let it sit and stir it.
>> want me to do that for you?
>> you have to work, kath.
>> then egg yolk. dijon mustard .
>> crab meat .
>> worcester sauce . i can never pronounce that.
>> it's the lump crab.
>> don't overmix it. just gentle.
>> oh, don't overmix it. okay.
>> that's the binder so it will hold the crab meat together.
>> should she put this in here?
>> dump this in here.
>> pepper always.
>> dump it in here.
>> and then stir it again?
>> just toss it together.
>> look at that.
>> he's a master chef and we're doing all the work.
>> and then form it up like that.
>> you toss with some flour.
>> tell us what we've got over here. how long do you cook those for?
>> probably two, three minutes a side. very, very quick. your crab is already cooked. you're just trying to warm it up and get it really crispy.
>> we're going to serve that with the famous corn salsa.
>> kyung. you use the red onions . beautiful corn. summer corn is spectacular. jalapenos and cilantro. a little olive oil . key to life is olive oil and moisture. lime juice . salt and pepper . you want to be able to balance it. make sure not too much lime. olive oil will bring it all together.
>> perfect blend.
>> and then assemble it.
>> and you have to have this as a fabulous summer dish.
>> i've been dying to try this wine.
>> we're big rose fans. this is the original pink floyd from the south of france.
>> which is now the home of brad pitt and angelina jolie .
>> they make their beautiful rose. this is the first release.
>> how about a toast.
>> that is delicious.
>> we're going to try your crab cakes .
>> michael 's on wednesdays at lunch it is the place to be.
>> thank you for coming.
>> tomorrow, finding your second act in life.
>> and the garden projects you should tackle yourself. and guess who else is here?
>> tim gunn .