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3 seafood sandwich recipes you must try before summer ends: Cooking Creole
I am NOT ready for summer to end. Yeah, yeah, I know that autumn doesn't officially begin until Sept.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Richard Sexton's 'Creole World' wins national praise and Dirty Linen party in New Orleans
Ask New Orleans folks what "Creole" means and you won't get a lot of agreement. Photographer Richard Sexton takes a stab at the question in "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere," a grand new book and free exhibit that runs through December 7 at the Historic New Orleans Collection .
Shrimp corn dogs with homemade mustard sauce
It was time for a special treat on News 2 at Noon as one of Louisiana's top chefs joined us on the set with a gourmet twist on a summer classic.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Beignets and pets de nonne
"New Orleans' Cafe Du Monde is a tourist trap, but a necessary one. Locals still eat there and largely recognize its beignets as the best in town, even though the mix is readily available for purchase.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Caffery's work eases access to a historic collection of photos
In the summer of 1934, John and Alan Lomax came to south Louisiana to record -- and in some cases, photograph -- musicians singing their songs.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Local chef offers flavorful tips on healthy Creole meals
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Memories of Lionel Ferbos
Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.
Spoken French grants available
The Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund is accepting grant proposals that foster or extend the growth of the French language in public discourse, the arts or education.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
1934 Louisiana Lomax Recordings Now Available Online
It's a great day for historians and fans of Louisiana's rich musical heritage-- the John and Alan Lomax recordings from their summer 1934 trip through the southern portion of the state are now available online, complete with photographs and extensive notes, including translations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Culinary culture: Family cooking traditions
Opelousas-native Lila Davis knows her way around a kitchen. From an early age, Davis learned Creole cooking methods from her grandparents -- a tradition she says is typical for south Louisiana households.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Prudhomme's King Creole recipe yields flavorful results
Opelousas, the center of St. Landry Parish, is home to Paul Prudhomme, one of the most beloved figures in Louisiana cooking.
Editorial: Acadian history owes thanks to historian Carl Brasseaux
The retired University of Louisiana at Lafayette professor, who was also the director of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Center for Eco-Tourism, was awarded the title of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques by the French government for scholarly work that contributed significantly to French culture.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Review: Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898
The title Behind Closed Doors sounds racy, but the subtitle, Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898 , suggests something more sedate.
The Town Talk
Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival to feature musical variety
A wide array of music that is part of Louisiana's culture will be featured at the 35th annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
New Louisiana products include a Baton Rouge barbecue sauce and Tony's mixer
Looking at you, Louisiana products. These are happening now. Also: I expect to see and report on more new products from our state next month, when there are usually debuts at the Louisiana Restaurant Show.
Angel food cake is a summer favorite: Cooking Creole
Some angel food cake pans, such as this one from www.pastrychef.com, have a removable bottom, like a cheesecake pan.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Those aren't just weeds - they're food, too
The Texas native operates Primitive Texas, which teaches survival skills in the wild, including identifying and enjoying wild plants.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Essence Fest 2014 after-parties, celebrity bashes, riverboat soirees and more
The 2014 Essence Festival , the event's 20th anniversary celebration, is bigger than ever, packed with nighttime concerts, day parties, seminars and other events over the Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans.