1⁄2 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus more for greasing
1 small green
1 (14-ounce) can
1 pickled jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup thinly sliced scallions
1⁄4 cup chopped pimiento
1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Juice of 1 small lemon
1⁄2 teaspoon celery salt
1⁄2 pound crab meat,
1⁄4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Serve this at a party where you’re trying to play Cupid. The artichoke should send all arrows straight to the heart, making things a bit easier on you.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and grease a 6 x 9-inch baking dish. Set a small skillet over medium heat. Add the oil and sauté the bell pepper until tender.
yields 2 to 3 servings