Posts Tagged ‘crawfish’

Swamp Warrior

Posted: April 30, 2018 in Photography
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I met this swamp warrior this weekend at a crawfish boil. He brought a whole army of friends just like him. He was very happy to pose for a macro photo.

2018 Albert Moyer, Jr. Photography

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Crawfish – A Haiku

Louisiana

Edible crustaceans

Boiled, soups, etouffees

Special thanks to the officer in Breaux Bridge, LA that let me macro photo his shoulder patch.

Any officer with a crawfish on his sleeve wins my approval.

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Have you ever wondered how all those beautiful, tasty, spicy, succulent, crawfish make it to your table? Well, here is the scoop. A flat bottom boat paddles through a shallow pond. The crawfish farmer picks up baited baskets each day, culling the crawfish,  letting the small ones slide back into the water (see slide in photo on side of boat), while the larger ones go to processing for tail meat, or whole in burlap sack to be boiled at some festival, restaurant, or home boil. It’s hot, muddy, dirty work, but rewarding, especially if your are eating the crawfish.

I took this photo in Eunice, Louisiana

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Houston has a restaurant that can make your feel as if your right home in Southern Louisiana Cajun Country. This restaurant is known as Ragin Cajun. Ragin Cajun serves some of the best po-boys, red beans and rice, boudin balls, gumbo, etouffe, jambalaya, crawfish, shrimp, blue crabs, and oysters on the half-shell around. The accordion’s sing out of the speakers as Cajun music is played.  The tables inside are linked together, so you get a community feel, and often find yourself talking to complete strangers. Unless your related to the Scrooge, your tongue should dance to the flavors of Ragin Cajun. For more information visit http://www.ragin-cajun.com/

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Raw Oysters On The Half-Shell

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Boiled Crawfish

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Red Beans and Rice

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Fried Shrimp Po-Boy

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