6 hrs ago
The Daily Advertiser
Local chef offers flavorful tips on healthy Creole meals
Is it possible to eat red beans and rice without salt or sausage? How about jambalaya with brown rice and no red meat? Local chef offers flavorful tips on healthy Creole meals Is it possible to eat red beans and rice without salt or sausage? How about jambalaya with brown rice and no red meat? Check out this story on theadvertiser.com: ... (more)
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9 hrs ago
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.
16 hrs ago
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.
Miss Creole Gumbo seeking contestants for Bridge City pageant
Reigning Queen and King of the 2014 Gumbo Festival Miss Amanda Rene Defrene and Mr. Damian A. LeCompte King Creole Gumbo XL The Miss Creole Gumbo pageant committee is seeking contestants for the next queen of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Evangeline Parish's history told in photographs
Last year was St. Landry Parish's turn to have its history documented in photographs.
Liberty show will feature Geno Delafose
If you are looking for something special to do over the long Independence Day holiday, the Liberty Theatre in Eunice has a treat in store.
The Trailhead brings David Vappie and his band home: Covington Town Talk
The City of Covington is always a place to take in a good time, from the Final Friday Block Parties to the Sunset at the Landing concerts, not to mention Spring and Fall for Art.
Is orzo the new rice?
Lately, I've seen orzo showing up on the table of folks who didn't even know it existed a few years ago.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Best of New Orleans
New Orleans' Top 100+ Bars: New and Notable
Broussard's Empire Bar New ownership has ushered in changes at the elegant Creole restaurant.