Bring some Louisiana bayou to your summer entertaining. Attending a down-home crawfish boil has the comfort and casualness that makes the great outdoors truly great. If you know what you’re doing, hosting a crawfish boil is a bigger bang than all the fireworks on the fourth of July.
Even though Louisiana is the origin of crawfish feasts, other states also have fresh crawfish available. Whether ordering from a Louisiana crawfish farm or more locally, freshness is the key; always buy live crawfish!
You want crawfish that are fresh, alive, and clean. (All crawfish are sluggish during cold transport, but be sure that they are alive. Do NOT cook dead crawfish.) Do not buy bugs caked in mud and all crawfish should be similar in size to cook in the same amount of time.
Once you find a vendor who offers quality crawfish, you can start your order!
Several Louisiana crawfish farmers will ship live crawfish next-day air or via air cargo for pickup. Always check reviews online before buying.