Right around carnival time, crawfish start showing up at the markets and everyone has a hankering for their first taste of the season. This is a hearty and filling jambalaya that is a meal in itself. Just what partygoers need to keep their strength up.
Now this is one serious gumbo! Invite a crowd and don't forget to serve over cooked white rice. If you can't find chorizo, substitute a smoked sausage and add some smoked paprika to approximate the flavor of real chorizo.