Crawfish Bisque

It is “those” times again.  I don’t even know if that’s grammatically correct, but it’s Mardi Gras time AND the start of crawfish season.  We purchased our first sack and Termite boiled them up for us with lots of extras, … Continue reading

Crawfish Tales

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  Once upon a time, there were three siblings, two sisters and a brother, who lived in the city. Prone to adventure beyond what their concrete sidewalks and manicured lawns offered, they set out to find a mysterious pond of … Continue reading

Crawfish Etouffee

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 Pronounced a-too-fay, it doesn’t really matter how you say it, just as long as you cook some and try it out!   Crawfish really aren’t fish at all, as you well know, but rather they are arthropods.  Yep, you read … Continue reading

Crawfish Stew for Beginners

Crawfish-Stew

FIRST: YOU DO NOT MAKE A ROUX (roo)!!!

Seriously. I mean that, I really do. If you are “roux challenged”, then fret no more. This little recipe right here is going to set you free. And it’s just in time for all those leftover mudbugs that nobody ever wants to peel, and because most of us stuff ourselves to the point of bursting the day of the crawfish boil, we don’t care to see another boiled bug until maybe next weekend!

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Boiled Crawfish Side Item Dip

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When I first came to South Louisiana back in 1978, I learned many valuable lessons about food and customs. One of those lessons has to do with all the wonderful goodies that are boiled right in with the crawfish; including … Continue reading