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[MUSIC] Anybody want to come up here and help me
with the crab? [LAUGH] Oh my God, you're jumping up
and down. I think you might hit the ceiling. You
want to come up here? [LAUGH] [LAUGH] What's your name?
Michelle. How are you? Nice to meet you. Hi, Michelle.
Everybody say hello to Michelle. Hi, Michelle! [LAUGH] All right,
Michelle. Yes. We are going to make some crab napoleons.
I am so excited. [LAUGH] [LAUGH] All right, so we've
got some fresh pasta here. And we're gonna cut these
up Go ahead and cut these up into little squares.
Not little squares actually. Yeah. Just like that. Because what
we're going to do, everybody knows what a Napoleon is
correct? A Mille-feuille. So we're just going to layer this.
It's sort of at the last minute, and it's better
for a smaller dinner party. So if you're going to
have four to six people this is a great dish.
If you're going to have 20, forget about it. Alright,
we're going to cook it in a little bit of
water. And you guys know you don't have to cook
fresh pasta as long as a regular pasta, right? Just
a couple of minutes, just until it's nice and soft.
Yes? Okay. And we're also gonna use some lump crab.
You can throw the pasta into the boiling water. Okay.
Okay. There you go. Perfect. And I add peas, right
there, into the crab. Use half of that mayonnaise in
here And I'm going to use some lemon juice. You
know mayonnaise can be obviously very thick, so when you
add a little lemon juice, it kind of cuts through
that heaviness, that thickness. Just a little bit, because if
you add too much lemon juice to the mayonnaise it
will curdle, and it wont be pretty. So just about
a tablespoon. Will you mix that up? And we'll also
add chives There we go. Make it nice and green
and really pretty. Add a little bit of salt. Depending
on how salty your mayonnaise is, and a little bit
of pepper, just like that. Then, I put the little
pasta sheets right into the ice water just to cool
them down really quick and stop the cooking, because I
don't want the pasta to fall apart as I assemble
them together. Now what we're going to do is we're
going to add a little bit of the mayonnaise. To
the crab just to bring it together, make it a
little creamy. So just add about a quarter of that.
Okay. And then we'll start to assemble. It's pretty fast.
And we're gonna have you layer it. So, wanna dry
these up, you guys, before you start layering them, obviously,
otherwise it waters it down. Okay, so one sheet of
pasta. So, spoon that first. Okay, got it. [LAUGH] Right
in the center and then spread it out there. A
little more, a little more. Let's make this a Mario
portion. Or for my husband. Okay, got it. [LAUGH] Okay,
there we go. Another layer Layer of mayonnaise. Another layer
of mayonnaise. Okay. Yep. And then another layer. So this
is the reason I'm telling you, a small dinner party,
this works great. But a larger dinner party, not so
much. So now, I finish the top of the Napoleon
with the mayonnaise and a few more chives right on
top. You can finish it if you want with the
crab, but I think it looks prettier this way. So
this is basically what it looks like. [APPLAUSE] Thanks. Pretty
yummy. [APPLAUSE] [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]