Carla Hall's Crab Boil

Carla Hall's crab boil party is a fun way to feed your crowd without having to work right through it. The Chew cohost shared her best entertaining tips and make-ahead tricks, so let's get cracking!

Written by Sarah Schmelling; Photography by Anais + Dax

Carla Hall's Crab Boil
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Why is a crab boil Carla Hall's go-to party? "It's big on fun but low on stress," Carla says. The key to your success is prepping ahead of time, keeping things organized and encouraging your friends to pitch in. "They'll be so into the groove, they won't even realize they're doing work!" she says. And the easiest part comes at the end of the day, because with newspapers lining the table and food you eat with your hands, the cleanup is practically done for you.

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