Boiled Crawfish

Des Ecrevisses Bouillies

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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 50 Crawfish
  • A Gallon of Water
  • An Herb Bouquet
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Put the water on to boil, adding the chopped herb bouquet, one clove of garlic (chopped fine), one dozen allspice and six cloves. When the water has boiled long enough to have extracted all the juices of the herb bouquet, add White Wine or the vinegar and salt — enough to make it almost briny, and Cayenne, enough to make it hot. Then throw in the Crawfish and let them boil about t