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Mar 18, 2011 02:53 PM

Buying 50-100 lbs of boiled crawfish

I am having a party in City Park in April in one of their shelters. You're not allowed to boil crawfish there, so I'm going to buy it already boiled, probably 50-100 lbs. I do know about a bunch of local places: Kjean's, Dennis's in Metairie, Deannie's, etc, but I've never bought this much boiled crawfish at once. So, if anyone has a particular recommendation for a place to buy a large amount of boiled crawfish, in terms of both price and quality, I'd love to hear it. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Schaeffer and Rusich in Bucktown...only place I buy crawfish and I am really picky.
    1726 Lake Avenue
    Metairie, LA

    If you like them cold, here is a good hint: a couple of days before you pick them up, freeze water in two liter bottles and place them in among the crawfish in your ice chest. Keeps them cold without any water leakage.

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    1. re: TaTee

      I buy my shrimp and crabmeat from Schaeffe,r but their boiled crawfish is not seasoned enough ( for my taste). My choice is K Jeans. Get the select if available. Boil your own potatoes/corn.