How To Eat Dem Crawfish






New Orleans




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Tak ya pirogue down de bayou a ways
an catch yosef bout tirty pounds o dem crawfish.
Dis will tak bout six beers.

Den tak dem crawfish home an tro dem in yo rain barrel or other clean water.
Den add a box of rock salt. Let dem soak for bout one mo beer.
While dem crawfish is purgin, start yur boil pot on de cook fire.

Tro in de spice, de whole onion, de corn an' de new potatoes
an' let dem boil for one mo beer.

Den tro in de crawfish wid two box rock salt,
tree or two cut lemon, mo spice an de cayenne pepper.

Let all dat boil up real good fo bout two mo beers.

Put dat ole newspaper on de table and warm de bread.

When de crawfish is done, pour out da water.
Den dump out de crawfish on de table an set out de bread.

Den set down fo a Cajun Seven Course Meal - Six beers an a pile o crawfish!