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How to Peel and Eat Louisiana Crawfish

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 21 2017

It's Crawfish season in Louisiana 

Here at Deanie’s Seafood, we’ve been eating Cajun crawfish for over 50 years. The history of Louisiana crawfish is an important part of our culture, and something that we proudly treasure. With Mardi Gras in full swing, there are crawfish boils to be found in practically every neighborhood, as well as every seafood restaurant!  When peeling crawfish is something you learn from an early age, sometimes it’s hard to remember that there’s a trick to eating them. 

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, crawfish, crawfish season, Mardi Gras, Cajun crawfish, how to eat Cajun crawfish, Wild Louisiana crawfish, how to peel crawfish, louisiana crawfish

Enjoy Crawfish Season, It's Good for your Health!

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 16 2017

Crawfish Have Health Benefits  

It’s crawfish season in Louisiana, which means it’s time for the traditional crawfish boil. Besides being great to eat, Louisiana’s favorite crustacean and a staple of Southern cuisine, there are some impressive health benefits of crawfish. Low in calories, Louisiana Wild crawfish are a low-fat source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals, and they have nearly half the calories of roasted, skinless chicken breast.

Crawfish look like tiny lobsters and are typically between 3 inches and 6 inches long. Crawfish inhabit freshwater lakes and streams, and the presence of crawfish indicate that the waters they are in are relatively clean, since they rarely live in waters that are polluted.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood, crawfish season, Cajun crawfish, nutrition, best place to eat boiled crawfish, boiled crawfish, crawfish eating contest, crawfish health benefits, Wild Louisiana crawfish, health benefits of seafood

History of Crawfish in Louisiana

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 15 2016

Louisiana crawfish accounts for 90 percent of the nation’s domestic crawfish and contributes more than $300 million in annual economic impact. Its annual yield of crawfish ranges from 120 to 150 million pounds, which is produced by the more than 1,000 crawfish farmers and 800 commercial fishermen who catch wild crawfish.

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Topics: crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, history of Louisiana crawfish

What to do with all that Leftover Crawfish from your Crawfish Boil

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on May 18 2016

after the boil, delicious New Orleans crawfish recipes

After having friends and family stand for hours around a table heaped with spicy boiled crawdads with all the fixings--corn, potatoes, garlic, maybe a little celery and mushrooms, andouille sausage--sometimes there are crawfish boil leftovers.  Not a bad problem to have, we know.

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Topics: crawfish, cooking, crawfish season, Wild Louisiana crawfish, crawfish recipes, new orleans crawfish recipes, leftover crawfish

Crawfish Special: $1.49 per lb. dine in thru Friday

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 20 2016

Last Day, only in Bucktown

Pinch A Palooza continues now through Friday only at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown with our boiled crawfish special.

Boiled crawfish are just $.99 per pound in Deanie's Seafood Market, $1.49 per pound in the restaurant.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, Deanie's in Bucktown, boiled crawfish

Pinch A Palooza Celebrates Crawfish and Music

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 12 2016

Features music by Karma, Paris Avenue, Vince Vance &The Valiants and more!

Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown will host the seventh-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free street party celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, on Sunday April 17 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown!

Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month, Pinch A Palooza will feature more than 5,000 lbs. of boiled crawfish, a crawfish-eating contest, an art market, crafts and games for the kids and live music all day long.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, seafood festival, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish, crawfish eating contest

7 ways to celebrate Louisiana Crawfish Month

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 06 2016

Crawfish lovers have even more reason to rejoice this spring—not only are we in the peak of crawfish season, with every weekend offering more chances to indulge, but April is officially Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month!

Deanie’s Seafood is proud to take part in this effort to recognize the importance of Louisiana crawfish to the state’s economy and culture.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, Louisiana crawfish festival, crawfish boil, Wild Louisiana crawfish

April is Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 31 2016

April is Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, a recognition of Louisana crawfish’s importance to the economy and culture of the state. What used to be a local ritual has spread to backyards nationally, and Louisiana’s crawfish business is now a nearly half-a-billion-dollar-a-year industry.

Louisiana crawfish accounts for 90 percent of the nation’s domestic crawfish and contributes more than $300 million in annual economic impact.

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month

How to Throw a Crawfish Boil

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 18 2016

Tips from one of New Orleans' 'Best Places for Boiled Crawfish'

The arrival of springtime in New Orleans means blooming azaleas, the beginning of festival season—and Crawfish Season!  Every weekend of beautiful weather brings another opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family at a crawfish boil, whether at a restaurant, an event, or in your own backyard.  Because crawfish is in season and so readily available even in other parts of the country, you can host your own crawfish boil, no matter where you live. And since crawfish is a low-calorie source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, you know you want it!

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, seafood festival, best place to eat boiled crawfish, Louisiana crawfish festival, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish

The Health Benefits of Crawfish

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 07 2016

It’s crawfish season in Louisiana, which means it’s time for the traditional crawfish boil. Besides being great to eat, Louisiana’s favorite crustacean and a staple of Southern cuisine, there are some impressive health benefits of crawfish. Low in calories, Louisiana Wild crawfish are a low-fat source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals, and they have nearly half the calories of roasted, skinless chicken breast.

Crawfish look like tiny lobsters and are typically between 3 inches and 6 inches long. Crawfish inhabit freshwater lakes and streams, and the presence of crawfish indicate that the waters they are in are relatively clean, since they rarely live in waters that are polluted.

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Pinch A Palooza, Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood, crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, Cajun crawfish, nutrition, crawfish eating contest, crawfish health benefits, Wild Louisiana crawfish

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