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Crawfish Boil

When I first started food blogging 4 years ago (wow, has it been that long already!?) many of us bloggers looked to slick, glossy magazines like Gourmet, Bon Appetit and Food and Wine for recipe inspiration and to get lost in the glamorous and exotic food stories. These days, there are so many top-notch sites that I’ve cancelled all of …

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Crawfish Boil

Great Father’s Day idea: Farmed crawfish from Louisiana is safe and sustainable! Last night, we hosted a crawfish boil for friends (this photo is from last year -last night we were too hungry to even bother with the camera). I bought 10lbs of live crawfish from one of my fav suppliers, Louisiana Crawfish Company.  They are family-owned and located in …

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Lobster Mini-Me’s

Other than our weekend fishing excursions when we were kids, we also used to catch crawfish in the river. Mom used to go to the market, buy a whole chicken to use as bait. Tie a string around the whole bird, lower it in the river and wait. I don’t remember if we simply used it raw or if she …

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Killer Cajun Shrimp & Crawfish

Ok, I’ve finally written down my recipe for Killer Cajun Shrimp – which is now the ONLY reason I would ever move back to California. (My other reason is no longer valid!) Los Angeles is home to the famous, Killer Shrimp, a restaurant that only serves 1 dish…Killer Shrimp. But you do have choices. You can order Killer Shrimp with Bread, …