"The way it was told to me."
As water heats add jar of Zatarains Dry Crab boil. (This is the large jar of dry seasonings).
Also add 8oz of liquid crab boil to pot.
Cut in half 6 to 8 Lemons, squeeze and drop into pot.
Cover pot and bring water to boil.
As water heats, separate hard vegetables from soft ones. (i.e. vegetables that take longer to cook.) (potatoes, onion, garlic, other hard ones
etc) Add these to basket with crawfish
Put soft vegetables in bag (corn, hot dogs, mushrooms, celery, etc.)
When water comes to a boil, add basket (of crawfish, potatoes, onion, garlic).
Cover and bring back to a boil.
Add bag of soft vegetables push down to cover bag with water.
Once water comes to a boil turn off burner.
Rinse outside of the pot with water from hose.
Most important—allow to soak at least 25-30 min in water.
After 25 minutes taste and decide.
If you do a second boil, start process over although water may be more concentrated with seasonings, soaking time will be between 20-30 min. Each boil will cook approx. 35-50 lbs