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Crawfish Boil Recipe - Louisiana Crawfish Boil Recipe

What looks, tastes, and smells like seafood, but doesn't come from the sea? It's crawfish, a freshwater shellfish that is considered a Louisiana delicacy.

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

The crawfish will be arriving soone and we are getting ready for our Mother's Day crawfish boil.

Crawfish boils are wonderful messy affairs, best suited for the outdoors. Boiling crawfish is a festive event and eating it is thirsty work, so we made sure to have lots of beer on hand.

Learn how to prepare and hold your own Crawfish Boil for your family and friends.


Bo observing the crawfish


Great American Eats! 

Learn the story of what Americans eat and why. Many people thank that American food has become homogenized and nationalized, but the following articles, history, and recipes show that regional cuisine is very much alive. It has expanded to include new and exciting foods and dishes that we now call our own.

Check out favorite American Regional Foods and the History of Favorite Foods.

Smoked Brisket

Smoked Brisket - How To Smoke A Brisket
Brisket is the meat of choice for barbecuing in the great state of Texas. In fact, it is considered the "National Dish of Texas." Smoking a brisket takes a lot of time and effort - but it is well worth the time as the final results are nothing less than spectacular!



Great cooks use a Cooking Thermometer as their guide - NOT a clock.

Always follow internal cooking temperatures to be safe!

Internal Temperature Cooking Charts - meat, poultry, seafood, breads, baked goods, and casseroles

A cooking or meat thermometer should not be a "sometime thing." A cooking thermometer can be used for all foods, not just meat. It measures the internal temperature of your cooked meat, poultry, seafood, breads, baked goods, and/or casseroles to assure that a safe temperature has been reached and that harmful bacteria (like certain strains of Salmonella and E. Coli O 157:H7) have been destroyed.

Cooking and Meat ThermometerLearn how to read and use an Internal Meat and Cooking Thermometer.

Cooking thermometers take the guesswork out of cooking, as they measures the internal temperature of your cooked meat, poultry, seafood, baked goods, and/or casseroles, to assure that a safe temperature has been reached, harmful bacteria have been destroyed, and your food is cook perfectly.


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