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by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

soak after the boil. The real ingredient is the Louisiana crab boil, which I am sure could be found on the WWW Bay leaf can be found here fresh and is what my grandfather used. I add a large bottle of lemon juice when I turn them off the heat, large meaning 32 ounces. we bring all the ingredients an...
by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

I'm old school.....liquid Louisiana crab boil, added salt, cayenne, lot's of lemon, and bay leaf........ bring them to a boil. boil for around seven minutes, soak for twenty. then the key is when you take them out is to turn them all on their back. the shell olds all the warm juices in until your re...
by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Anyone use an ash vacuum?
Replies: 19
Views: 4890

Re: Anyone use an ash vacuum?

I have had one from Plow and Hearth ( I think) for close to fifteen years.........I really appreciate having it during our winters, even with them being mild and short. I have a wood stove in the house (imagine that) and it has the catalytic converter. It burns wood down the almost a powder, so this...
by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Who Knows all
Replies: 9
Views: 11017

Re: Who Knows all

It looks like something that came off the "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"......
by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

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Another
one is the birthday boy with a gator that paid us a visit
last is my siblings and me
by simplepeddler
Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

DSCF0890.jpg So this is what a typical table of Crab carnage looks like on the Blind River. We cook them whole with quite a bit more seasoning. we add corn, potatoe and whole mushrooms. The good thing out here is cleanup is a breeze. This particular day was just great. Me oldest nephew wanted his 1...
by simplepeddler
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: The Mother of All Kettles
Replies: 11
Views: 3580

Re: The Mother of All Kettles

I have the Stove tec stove to go with that Kettle......I've been considering the large Kettle...........Off grid happens around here during hurricane season. That thing is large enough to warm a bathtub of water! I can tell that during Katrina we had no power for 17 days.....it changed my way of thi...
by simplepeddler
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

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Yep Grilled grab!!

just baste them with budda and garlic!!
by simplepeddler
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

That's exactly it Connie!!
Here, at certain times of the year and for us always, we throw the females back..........
by simplepeddler
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: A Day On the Blind River
Replies: 24
Views: 5978

Re: A Day On the Blind River

we just tie a chicken neck to a string and the crabs will hang on long enough for us to scoop them in a net............. and we set traps out that soak over night, that is where the numbers come from. the fun comes from one at a time with the kids. skeeters can be brutal at dusk for sure.........but...