Cooking at Home: Louisiana Crawfish Boil

In the three years since we served our first meal at Big Jones, I have learned to work hard to be a resource for people with questions about the traditional foods of the South, particularly about how they can reproduce them at home. Besides pointing people to cookbooks that are useful, a few months ago […]

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Anatomy of a dish: Louisiana Crawfish, Garden Thyme Gnocchi, Lemon, Spring Onions

Monday morning, I was on the phone with one of the crawfish merchants in Louisiana I’ve used from time to time for Big Jones. This time, the occasion was a going-away party for one of our staff, Christa (regular brunchers know Christa) who grew up in Lafayette, LA and enjoys the distinction of being Acadian, […]

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