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Buy This Not That: Crawfish

Crawfish Not Lobster

Instead of a big, bland lobster, opt for tiny, tasty crawfish. Bryan Caswell of Houston's Reef prefers crawfish because it's more flavorful—and half the price. From $5 per lb;

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