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Good news, crawfish will be just fine despite winter freezes

Although, expect smaller and more expensive crawfish for now due to an early Lent.

Good News: According to “seasoned” crawfish experts, during a hard freeze our mudbugs just burrow deeper into the ground. So, the cold temperatures from winter 2018 did no lasting damage to our tasty friends.

Bad News: With Mardi Gras and Lent falling in mid-February, demand for crawfish is soaring, while the supply is still small. So, as it is with most Cajun cooking, patience is key.

For more from crawfish experts on what to expect this year, click here.



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