Linda’s Crab Soup
  1. Put oil in a soup pot, add beef cubes, onion, celery, garlic, potatoes (if using). Cook on medium until beef is browned and veggies are slightly soft.
  2. Add everything else EXCEPT the crab meat and old bay. Bring to a simmer. Let simmer until heated through.
  3. NOW add crab meat and old bay.
  4. For best flavor, refrigerate for 24 hours and reheat.