Tales from the Hill's Country

Quips, stories and observations from our adventures in marriage and parenting (as told by Katie).

Friday, January 13, 2012

Feeling Crabby

While staying at the compound over Christmas, we received an interesting package from Chris' cousin, Allison & Jon) who live in Alaska.

It was packed in dry ice and contained...
Can you see the claw sticking out?

Crab dinner!
PD steamed them up and we all enjoyed the authentic Alaskan feast.

It's hard to keep the "don't play with your food" rule when ginormous crab legs are involved:
(And, for the record, this is the night that Laura went into Labor!)

Somehow I missed getting a pic of Conrad (who, as a former Alaskan citizen, gave his advice on getting the best crab meat), but here's a shot of PD also sharing his wisdom on the best way to eat crab:
The crabs were harder to eat than a crawfish, but easier than a lobster. We thoroughly enjoyed the feast and are all excited to visit our Alaskan family very soon!

1 comment:

  1. Shellfish, forever! Share some with me next time!