Category: Fresh Crawfish

Introducing the Florida Street Blowhards!

The Florida Street Blowhards Traditional Jazz Band sprang from the brow of New Orleans musical great Allen Toussaint on the day of his death. Bandleader Sam Irwin, a product of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Pride of Acadiana Band,…

Fair trade for Louisiana crawfish

Good afternoon, ladies and gents. Venerable Crawfish here. We have always held the notion that crawfish are best consumed fresh. By fresh, we mean a product that has never been frozen. To paraphrase Bubba Blue, if you like to eat…

They’re Baaaaaack! Crawfish make 2015-2016 season debut down the bayou!

Houma Courier writer Meredith Burns said crawfish has made its first appearance on Louisiana restaurant tables this week in Lafourche and Terrebonne¬† parishes County agent Alan Matherne said the season can start around this time of year after farmers have…

Crawfish for sale!

Crawfish for sale!

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Crawfish peelers trickling into state

Crawfish Report has reported several times this year that Louisiana crawfish peeling labor to produce crawfish tailmeat for restaurants and everyday consumers has been in short supply in 2015 because of unsettled national labor issues.Without an outlet to process oversupply…

TP continues its fascination with crawfish price

The Times-Picayune reported today that average price for a pound of boiled crawfish was $3.98 a pound. The price marked a drop of seven cents per pound from last week.NOLA.com reporter Todd A. Price continues his brilliant work covering crawfish…

No fresh crawfish tailmeat? Say it ain’t so!!!!

If you’ve read Sam Irwin’s Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, you know that there are all sorts of issues that affect crawfish availability and pricing. In order for live crawfish prices to go down, producers need…

The price of tea in China and the price of labor in the U.S.

Ever wonder why crawfish tail meat is expensive? In a word… labor. Crawfish peeling is not the most desirable job. Sam Irwin, author of Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, explains why the tiny town of Henderson…

So you think you can boil crawfish?

Hear ye! Hear ye! Hear Ye! Think you cook the best boiled crawfish in the land? PROVE IT! The South Louisiana Crawfish Boiling Contest benefiting the Dreams Come True Foundation is seeking contestants. The event will be held April 11…

Buyer beware! Not all crawfish equal in late July

Crawfish researchers and crawfish wholesale buyers know a few things about crawfish. Most will tell you to buy them only during crawfish season. Crawfish season is over, but at this late date (July 27), a few boil houses are still…