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Christmas in Cajun Country: Traditions and Food

Christmas in Cajun Country: Traditions and Food

“Twas the night before Christmas an’ all t’ru de house, Dey don’t a ting pass not even a mouse.”   If you’ve ever spent Christmas in Cajun country, then you’re probably familiar with the above line. The opening of J. B. Kling, Jr.’s famous take on a Christmas...

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Crawfish Boils Around the World

Crawfish Boils Around the World

With most of the world’s supply of crawfish coming from South Louisiana, many people think that there’s only one way to throw a crawfish boil—the Cajun way: crawdads seasoned with cajun seasoning, boiled with sausage and vegetables, dumped onto newspaper over a...

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Breaking Down the Myths of Using Frozen Crawfish

Breaking Down the Myths of Using Frozen Crawfish

We’ll be honest with you. Nothing beats the taste of fresh, live crawfish during a mid-season crawfish boil. Unfortunately, the crawfish season usually only runs through December to July—mais, that’s only half the year!  So what’s anyone to do during the other half of...

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A Cajun Thanksgiving: Crawfish Dressing

A Cajun Thanksgiving: Crawfish Dressing

This Cajun twist on a holiday classic is an Acadia Crawfish family favorite. With a short prep time and easy-to-follow recipe, it’s the perfect dish to round out your Thanksgiving meal. Just be careful, because once you cook this dressing your family and guests are...

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7 Best Boiling Supplies For Your Next Crawfish Boil

7 Best Boiling Supplies For Your Next Crawfish Boil

So you want to host a crawfish boil this spring, but aren’t sure what boiling supplies you’ll need. No problem, we’ve been doing this for a while now—so we know a thing or two about what goes into throwing the perfect crawfish boil. We decided to get all of the...

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How We Ship Our Crawfish

How We Ship Our Crawfish

Few things in life are better than a big pot of perfectly-seasoned boiled crawfish. But what if you’re somewhere far from the south and miss that delicious, one-of-a-kind taste? Don’t worry, cher! At Acadia Crawfish, we deliver fresh crawfish to most locations across...

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Tailgating In The South

Tailgating In The South

Like most occasions that involve some form of a party, tailgating has become quite the southern tradition. Now, if you're thinking of the kind of tailgating that you see on TV, you'll be in for a significant surprise when you experience it in Louisiana. Between the...

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Alligator: The Other White Meat Of The Swamp

Alligator: The Other White Meat Of The Swamp

Ever tried alligator meat? When it boils down to it, it basically tastes like the chicken of the swamp, hence the “white meat” reference. And man, do them Cajuns eat it up, cher! If you don’t believe us, substitute that white meat for some gator next time you’re...

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What Makes the Perfect Crawfish Pond?

What Makes the Perfect Crawfish Pond?

The first time that you ever saw crawdads in the store, your initial response might have been something like, “Oh! Look at those cute little lobsters!” It’s okay, cher. You’re not the only one.  After all, many people don’t really think about how their food gets...

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The Best Beer for Your Boil: A Pairing Guide

The Best Beer for Your Boil: A Pairing Guide

Sweet and spicy. That’s the taste combination you can expect if you’ve chosen the right beer for your crawfish boil. The sweet comes from the crisp, sweet beer that you’ve chosen to dampen the fire on your lips and on your tongue. And the spice? That comes from the...

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