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Old 03-26-2008, 05:39 PM   #1
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Yankee Shrimp Boil

Ok I couldn’t wait any longer after seeing my Cajun friends doing their crawfish boils….I had to do something. I couldn’t get crawfish up here…..and I couldn’t’ get head on shrimp….that’s just the way it is…but I did get some shrimp and did up a low country boil with all the goodies, baby taters, garlic, onion, sausage, corn and da cauliflower and of course shrimp…man I gotta tell ya good eats for sure. The wife and D don’t really do hot stuff but it was funny watching them burn up, get drinks and eat more. MJ does pretty good with the heat but it lit him up some. Everyone is full and happy good dinner….and it will happen again this summer when JB sends me some more of the Boil mix. Thanks JB.



PS I did find out that I could get some cook crawfish tails up here….any good recipes for those?
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Old 03-26-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
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Dave that looks awesome and I'm sure tasted even better!!!
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That still looks and smells good from here!!! I have many questions, but will ask them later..... j/k

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Looks like low country boil to me and I love to do it. In NY, you could always through in a few lobsters . I like to toss in a few crab legs - the wifes favorite. Good eats even in the snow.
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OK, THAT will work!
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The boys have been bugging me to get a fresh lobster and cook it at home....If I do I'm going to get a ferret collar for it and walk it in the house
Thanks for the help JB Ron and TK.
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The rice farmers around here have figgured out that they can grow crawfish as well as rice in the same field.

That looks good wittdog. Gettin hungry for crawfish now.
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Looked great Dave! Did you pre cook the sausage or is it smoked and just boiled?
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Smoked sausge just boiled.
I put the boil mix in the water mixed it up then added, one whole onion skin on, two whole head of garlic, 3 lemons cut in half and juiced, the new taters, sausage. The sausage was smoked Polish cut into 3 in pieces. Brought that to a boil let it boil for 20 min.
Then I added the corn and cauliflower (which I wrapped in a cheese cloth to keep all togheter….the cauliflower was awesome but be careful it really takes on the spices), and I added some celery at this point. I let this come to a boil and it boiled for about 10 min.
Then I tossed in the shrimp and let it boil for 3 min. cut the heat off and let the shrimp soak for 20 min. We served this with melted butter, cocktail sauce and French bread.
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Looks great Dave, way to go.
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