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Who first ate crawfish?

Asked: Tim Carlson, Last Updated:

In the 1700's, Acadians, now Cajuns, arrived from Canada and settled along bayous. Crawfish were eaten mostly of necessity, as the poor man's food was cheap and readily accessible. By the 1800s, the Acadians were modifying lobster recipes from the Canadian roots to suit the smaller crustacean.

FAQ

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    The black vein that runs along the shrimp's back is its intestinal tract. In The California Seafood Cookbook, the authors (Cronin, Harlow & Johnson) state: "Many cookbooks insist that shrimp should be deveined. Others ridicule this practice as unnecessarily fastidious and a lot of trouble."

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