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LeRoux – Midnight Special – New Orleans Ladies – Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame

Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame Inductees, (Louisiana) Le Roux performing “New ORleans Ladies” on Midnight Special (with digitally restored audio track) from The Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame.

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Posted by mark - June 30, 2010 at 7:02 am

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Good Louisiana Cajun Food?

I opened my big La. mouth and offered to cook for a cajun themed ladies night. (with a bunch of non cajuns) It cant be too authentic because they wont eat it. (they wont eat crawfish tails, I just know it. ) I thought chick/saus. gumbo would be a crowd pleaser. I’m also gonna have boudin to serve (cause you cant get that here in FL) Suggestions-and recipes if you would like to share. thanks

I am a LA Native, and ck/sausage gumbo is my fave. Honey, it ain’t coonass unless you do some potato salad and a few eggs poached right in the gumbo. I would skip the boudin only because it makes me sick to watch outsiders eat it with crackers. I have watched this sacrilege perpetrated for 12 years as a Texas transplant.

I will tell you though that outsiders tend to think seafood gumbo is more authentic, and cher, it is much faster to get ready. The seafood only needs 10-15 mins once you get your base ready.

You could have pecan pie for dessert, with pousse cafe.

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Posted by mark - June 25, 2010 at 2:41 pm

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Louisiana Cooking

A short video for cadre14 at Pepperdine University.

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Where is the closest place to go from Louisiana to play in the snow December-February?

We want to take our kids to see and play in snow for Christmas, but may need to wait until February before we can get away. Time constraints only allow us 4-5 days to work with, and we don’t want to use it all travelling. We live in Louisiana. Any help is appreciated! Tell me of your trip, or maybe you live somewhere and know some secret places that are great. It doesn’t have to be a tourist town. Thanks!

i would have to say up near hotsprings arkansas, maybe branson missouri.

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Posted by mark - June 18, 2010 at 10:54 pm

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