Red beans and rice, jambalaya, sauce piquant, shrimp Creole, chicken and sausage gumbo, hot boudin, boiled crawfish, fried seafood platters, crawfish bisque and ettoufee and catfish court bouillon – in Louisiana we take our food seriously. No other regional cuisine in this country is more complex, varied, or elegant as ours. Or near as well Continuing reading…

After mid-morning Mass and a late lunch, my daughter and I walked to our backyard pond. Already there fishing were my brothers and a sister-in-law. My little girl picked up a pink Disney Princess fishing pole and I picked up a very cold Corona and wrapped it up in a tight fitting, new koozie. Yep, Continuing reading…

Red beans and rice, jambalaya, sauce piquant, shrimp Creole, chicken and sausage gumbo, hot boudin, boiled crawfish, fried seafood platters, crawfish bisque and ettoufee and catfish court bouillon – in Louisiana we take our food seriously.  No other regional cuisine in this country is more complex, varied, or elegant as ours.  Or near as well Continuing reading…