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Entries Tagged as 'Traditions'

Potato Salad ~ Momom Boudreaux Style

June 9th, 2008 · Comments Off on Potato Salad ~ Momom Boudreaux Style

On a recent trip back to New Orleans last month I decided it was time to capture and document some of the ole family recipes which were a part of the traditional fare during holiday reunions. My late grandmother Sadie Boudreaux, more affectionately known as Momom made a great potato salad and was always a […]

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Tags: Food · Heritage · Recipes · Salads · Traditions

Boiled Crawfish

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Boiled Crawfish

One of the favorite past times of New Orleans natives and Louisiana folks is to throw a crawfish or seafood boil. And this typically means that you are inviting a few close friends and family over to share in the occasion, a seafood boil is more than just eating some crawfish, crabs, or shrimp, and […]

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Tags: Culture · Entrees · Recipes · Seafood · Traditions

Cajun Fais Do-Do

May 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cajun Fais Do-Do

If you have ever been to a Fais Do-Do you know you’ll be dancing, and there are always a few folks who will teach you if you don’t know. The Cajun two-step and the Cajun waltz are easy to learn and very popular today, along with the more advanced steps of the Cajun Jitterbug or the Cajun Jig.

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Tags: Cajun · Culture · Heritage · Traditions