Feb 092014

It can’t be stressed enough to have the right tools for the job. Case in point. A seafood boil. You need a large heavy duty aluminum pot with a basket insert.
Bring the water and seasonings of choice. Leave in the insert so you don’t end up dropping the temp of the boil down too much when adding your foods. Remember, shellfish cooks very quickly so add it to the pot last. That means your whole potatoes and corn should go in the pot first.
When ready, carefully lift out the basket by the handle (I use two clean dry kitchen towels in stead of pot holders.