In South Louisiana, two things seem to hand in hand with Easter: Crawfish and Gold Brick Eggs. Sure a lot of people eat fish sticks, ham and jelly beans, but crawfish and Elmer's are a part of nearly every Acadiana family's Good Friday or Easter menu.

In a mini-survey of family and friends, I discovered that these items are on everybody's mind this week:

 

  • 1

    Boiled Crawfish

    Definitely #1 by a big margin! In case you're not from around here, and want to know what it's all about or how to do it :  Watch this video.

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  • 3

    Gold Brick Eggs

    Did you know that Elmer's makes dark chocolate and malt Gold Brick eggs?

  • 2

    Crawfish Etouffee

    A simple and delicious dish. Just make sure you get Louisiana crawfish! Get Emeril's recipe here.

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  • 4

    Heavenly Hash Eggs

    Made since 1923, these come in dark chocolate and strawberry, too!

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  • 5

    Pecan Eggs

    The Pecan Egg is an Elmer's original. Did you know that the only Elmer's product you can get year-round is the Gold Brick topping?

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