Frequent question: What is a crawfish boil party?

The Cajun tradition – as much an act of eating as of socializing – involves boiling lots of crawfish in a spicy liquid along with various meats and vegetables, then serving it all to guests in the most unceremonious manner: heaped on top of a newspaper-covered table, where it’s every (barehanded) man for himself.

What do men wear to a crawfish boil party?

Do: Wear clothes that you’re okay never wearing again. If you plan to wear your “super cute” outfit, bring a t-shirt to wear over it during the boil.

What do I need for a crawfish boil party?

For many people the pure joy of a crawfish boil is enhanced by the addition of various vegetables and meats to the pot. The usual additions are whole button mushrooms, smoked sausage, small potatoes, onions, and carrots, corn on the cob and whole cloves of garlic.

What do you call a seafood boil?

Seafood Boil. You’ve maybe heard it called many names: Frogmore Stew, Beaufort Stew, Lowcountry boil, Louisiana Crawfish boil or a tidewater boil.

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