Take a tour around Louisiana and you will find stuffed bread, also known as pistolettes, on many menus, from fancy restaurants to truck stops. There are so many varieties of stuffed bread. The stuffing can range from Cajun specialties like
For me nothing makes a picnic more complete than a good old-fashioned potato salad. In my opinion, good potato salad has to have the right proportion of creaminess to chunkiness, mayonnaise to mustard, pickles to pickle juice, and bacon to
There are some aromas in the kitchen that I love….well, ok, many aromas, but one of my favorites is the smell of peppers roasting, especially poblanos. I think the hardest part of roasting peppers is letting them sit covered after they are done.
Large cast iron pots or kettles full of jambalaya and cooks armed with paddles are a common scene in Louisiana, especially when there is football to be played or money to be raised. Tailgating can be a delightful sensory experience,
Cole slaw, a summer staple that seems virtually impossible to make in a small portion. But I wouldn’t want to, not after all the work that goes into making it. (O.K. maybe not that much, I just hate the mess of shredding cabbage!) Not