Sunday, May 27, 2007
Last night we went to a friend's house for a Crawfish Boil. It was our first time eating the little insects of the muddy bogs of the South, but we had a great time.
Andrew and Ethan were excited to try the crawfish until they actually saw what one looks like (a miniature lobster). We got them each to try one, but the first crawfish was exceptionally spicy for some reason, and the boys decided one was enough!
When it was time to leave the party, Andrew came wandering over to us with another crawfish in hand, and after peeling it, he popped the tail meat into his mouth and ate it! Then he decided he wanted another one, so we all went back over to the table where the crawfish were mounded. All of a sudden the boys were both popping crawfish like they were candy. They even sucked out the brains... that was Ethan's favorite part! I think we stood there for an additional 15 minutes eating the little mudbugs!
As we were getting in the car to go home, Ethan asked me, "Mom, can you make crawfish for dinner sometimes?"
Sorry doodle.... I love you, but that's just not going to happen!
For a tutorial in how to eat crawfish (or to be awed and grossed out at the same time), click here.