Talking Mud BugsHow to cook Crawfish for your own Crawfish Boil
Crawfish, crayfish or mudbugs are available in general form from continent to continent. Louisiana produces 90% of the crawfish harvested in the world and 70% of that is consumed locally.
- Combine all ingredients in a 6 gallon pot. Turn jet burner to high and stir occasionally with a long paddle.
- Bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Keep the lid on and simmer for 20 minutes to marry flavors.
- Cook the veggies in this order:
- Artichokes, onion and garlic
- Corn and mushrooms
Once all the veggies are finished and stored in their coolers, make one last batch of the water for the Crawfish
- Fill the basket ¾ with live, PURGED crawfish. Slowly submerge into the pot avoiding overflow or steam burns
- Return the heat to high until the liquid boils. Boil two minutes and then shut off the fire. Allow to soak 12 minutes (THE SOAK)
- Carefully remove the basket from the liquid and allow draining. Dump the crawfish into an ice chest, dust with 2 additional tablespoons of seasoning, close the lid
- In between batches it is important to return seasoning to the boil. After each batch, top off the water back to half full. Add in ½ cup boil seasoning, 2 tablespoons cayenne and squeeze another lemon.
- If you would like some batches of crawfish to be spicier than others, simply increase the seasoning and cayenne for the last couple few baskets.
- Get the liquid back up to cooking temperature and repeat the steps until all of the crawfish have been cooked.
Crater Springs Golf Course, Celebrates 25 Years
Crater Springs Golf Course at Homestead Resort
Celebrates 25th Anniversary
April 7, 2014 – MIDWAY, UT – Crater Springs Golf Course at Homestead Resort, in Midway Utah, celebrates 25 years and opens this season on April 14.
“Crater Springs is the onsite golf course of the full-service Homestead Resort,” said Chris Briscoe, director of golf, Crater Springs Golf Course. “It is also conveniently located near Zermatt Resort, Fanny’s Grill, Sandwich Trap, Simon’s Restaurant and over 50,000 sq. ft. of conference space.”
Crater Springs is the only golf course in northern Utah with an on-cart GPS system that includes hole and green overview, electronic scoring and a live leader board feature.
“These amenities, along with the professional service of the course and resort staff, make it and Homestead Resort a favorite among group and corporate guests,” said Briscoe. “Over the years, Crater Springs has set the bar for corporate golf outings in Utah by hosting 150 per year.”
Crater Springs if offering monthly specials from April to October, as well as a “Golf and Dine” package all season. The “Golf and Dine” package is $59 and includes 18 holes of golf with a cart and $30 credit for Simon’s Restaurant for dinner. Throughout April, the course is running a $25 golf special, which includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, seven days a week.
“With the course located on resort property and near residential neighborhoods, it is perfect for casual golfers or for hosting corporate group meetings and golf outings in Utah” said Briscoe.
Both Homestead and Zermatt Resorts are offering two golf packages to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Crater Springs from April 15 to June 30. The ‘25th Anniversary Golf Package’ includes overnight accommodations, plus two rounds of golf at Crater Springs Golf Course. Rates range from $149 to $199. The ‘Pampered Duffer Package’ includes overnight accommodations, plus one round of golf at Crater Springs Golf Course and one 50 minute luxury spa treatment. Rates range from $224 to $274.
About Zermatt and Homestead Resorts
Zermatt Resort guests experience superb accommodations, conference facilities, gourmet dining and boundless recreation at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Founded 127 years ago, Homestead Resort guests enjoy Crater Springs Golf course and the iconic geothermal Crater. Combined, these resorts offer 463 rooms with over 50,000 sq. ft. of conference space for group meetings in Utah.
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Midway Winter Games
Contact: Debbie Batt
Zermatt and Homestead Resorts
Local Resorts Invite Guests to Celebrate the Sochi Games in Midway
Jan. 21, 2014 – MIDWAY, UT – Zermatt and Homestead Resort Hotels In Midway, Utah are inviting guests to celebrate Utah’s Olympic heritage. Both resorts are offering promotional lodging packages until March 31, 2014. The gold package includes 25% off three nights or more, the silver package includes 20% off two nights and the bronze package includes 15% off one night.
“With so many friends and families of winter athletes in town, we want the guests of our Midway, Utah hotels and the community to celebrate the winter games here at our resorts,” said Debbie Batt, Director of Sales and Marketing and Zermatt and Homestead Resorts. “With such a wide variety of winter sports just minutes away, our hotel near Park City offers guests the opportunity watch the Winter Games on TV and then go out that day and participate in that same event here in the local area.”
Guests who stay or dine at either of the resorts during February will receive a commemorative winter games trading pin, as well as have the opportunity to watch the winter games at either of the resorts. They can also be their own athlete by participating in winter sports nearby.
Daily, guests can watch the 2014 Sochi winter games in Matty’s Bistro and Simon’s Restaurant. Complimentary hot wassail will be served from 4pm to 8pm in both resorts’ lobbies. Also, all guests staying at the resort will receive a free skate rental at the Midway City Ice Rink.
“With our resorts centered in the Wasatch Mountains that hosted the 2002 Winter Games, guests of our Utah resort hotel can enjoy figure skating, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and much more,” said Batt. “This is just one more way that we can provide our guests with an interactive, unique way to celebrate the worldwide Winter Games.”
About Zermatt and Homestead Resorts
Zermatt Resort guests experience superb accommodations, conference facilities, gourmet dining and boundless recreation at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Founded 127 years ago, Homestead Resort guests enjoy Crater Springs Golf course and the iconic geothermal Crater. Combined, these resorts offer 463 rooms with over 50,000 sq. ft. of conference space.
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Tripadvisor - Award of Excellence 2013
|We are pleased to announce that Zermatt Resort and Spa has been named one of Tripadvisor's "Certificate of Excellence Winners" for 2013. Thank you to our excellent team of associates and of course to our guests for providing feedback that allows us to improve each day!|