Crayfish are eaten all over the world. Like other edible crustaceans, only a small portion of the body of a crayfish is edible. At crawfish boils or other meals where the entire body of the crayfish is presented, other portions, such as the claw meat, may be eaten.
Here's some advice on how to tackle your first-ever crawfish boil like a pro. The crowd gathers around and grabs at the lifeless bodies littering the tabletop, tearing the creatures' heads—eyeballs staring blankly at their attackers—from their bodies. Entrails squirt out.
Crawfish boils are Louisiana specialties. When my oldest son celebrated his eighth birthday, we let him choose the restaurant for a special dinner. After days of consideration, he asked that we take him somewhere that served a classic crawfish boil.
Suck the Head. The truth is, getting the best, meatiest part of the crawfish is simple. But your still missing the truly flavorful part. From how to peel crawfish if you have achieved professional Cajun peeler status.
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Share your post with your fan club! Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts. During a recent meal at a restaurant featuring Louisiana regional cuisine, one of my dining companions, who loves crawfish, mentioned that you should never eat the heads of crawfish because it could rarely be poisonous.
New Orleans entrepreneur Steve Winn is bringing the case against the rapper for allegedly copping phrases from the device, which voices the Cajun national motto, "Laissez les bon temps rouler" "Let the good times roll"and the romantic "Ooooh I love you like a pig loves corn," among other sayings. The case alleges that Mystikal says two more of the phrases, "You gotta suck da head on dem der crawfish! Winn claims that Cajun in Your Pocket is a "copyrighted sound recording and arrangement of words and sayings. Winn, however, is not claiming percent ownership of the song; he and his lawyer Greg Eveline are awaiting a musicologist's report to determine what exact percentage they will claim.
Crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs, crayfish There's crawfish etouffee, fried crawfish, crawfish casserole, crawfish pasta, crawfish pie, even crawfish beignets. But my hands down favorite way to eat crawfish is boiled.