An Old-Fashioned Family Crab Boil in Lake Charles, LA

Eileen Ogintz
August 14, 2014
An Old-Fashioned Family Crab Boil in Lake Charles, LA
Ready to get your hands dirty? Then you are in for a treat. "The sweetest most succulent shell fish that you have ever eaten—more tender than lobster," promises longtime Lake Charles, LA caterer Marilyn Dawdy as she teaches me how to dig into a crab that's been cooked in a traditional Louisiana Fish Boil with shrimp, potatoes and corn. I'm at a Fais-Do-Do, A Cajun Dance party, at Travel Media Showcase and Dawdy, I learn, mid-lesson, is catering the big event for the conference in the Lake Charles Civic Center overlooking Lake Charles.
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