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Entries Tagged as 'Culture'

Smoked Turkey and Sausage Gumbo

December 27th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Using the leftover roasted turkey you can make a healthy gumbo utliizing everything and nothing is wasted, not even the bones. Stock adds more flavor.

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Tags: Cajun · Creole · Culture · Recipes · Soups

Mardi Gras, Saints, and Super Bowl 2010 Champs…The Perfect Storm?

February 9th, 2010 · 10 Comments

This afternoon starting at 5:00 pm CST the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl Champs parade will roll from the Super Dome, through downtown, around Lee Circle, onto St. Charles Avenue and to Canal Street, and then it will end at the Convention Center.

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Tags: Culture · Events · Mardi Gras · Restaurant Reviews

When The Saints Go Marching In…

February 8th, 2010 · 19 Comments

1 billion: Number of chicken wings consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Tags: Culture · Events · Heritage · History · Mardi Gras

The Soul of New Orleans, Gumbo, and Mardi Gras Too

February 2nd, 2010 · 15 Comments

The Soul of New Orleans is a wonderful short video narrated by Wright Thompson, and highlights the current elation that the city is feeling now. With Mardi Gras in full swing and parades rolling on weekend days and weekday nights, and wit the New Orleans Saints in the Super Bowl for the first time this Sunday (02/07/2010), the city is alive more than ever before since Katrina. This Spirit of Louisiana and The Soul of New Orleans is especially represented with this fantastic video.

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Tags: Cajun · Culture · Events · Mardi Gras · Recipes · Seafood · Soups

Sloppy Joe’s with Sweet Potato Fries

January 13th, 2010 · 30 Comments

We sit together as a family for dinner just about every evening and when Ben finished his meal before Monique and I even seem to get started we knew it was “goooood”! Ben is our litmus test for all things that are tasty and I can assure you that your kids will love this sandwich and oven baked fries every time.

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Tags: Culture · Mardi Gras · Recipes · sandwich · Weight Watchers