How to make New Orleans BBQ , Barbeque shrimp

Using Gulf of Louisiana oil spill shrimp

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Posted by admin - February 21, 2015 at 5:11 pm

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North Louisiana Travel Outlook – Gifford Briggs

LOGAPresentationshttp://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/logapresentationsNonprofitGifford Briggs, LOGA, oil & gas, energyNorth Louisiana Travel Outlook – Gifford Briggs

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Posted by admin - February 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm

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How to travel with cat by car from California to Louisiana?


I moved 4 cats from Northern California to Houston for a friend. The others advice is right on track. If you cannot accomodate a small litterbox in the carrier, be sure to put pee pads in the carrier so your cat doesn’t have an accident and have to sit in it for hours.

Also, if you are not planning on driving all the way thru, make sure to check for pet friendly hotels along the way. I stayed at La Quintas and they did not require any kind of pet deposit as some hotels do. That way the cats had some time out of their carriers along the way.

Do NOT take them out of their carriers along the way. Some people may suggest taking them for a walk as a potty break. They’re not dogs. They aren’t going to go when you want them to and it’s going to freak them out.

Unless you’re cats are high strung (and one of the ones I transported was), tranquilizers are unnecessary. (We did not use meds on any of the cats I transported.)

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Posted by admin - February 19, 2015 at 4:21 pm

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(3) T K Hulin SoyBean Festival (Mid 1980′s)

Featuring “T K Hulin (The King) “Swamp Pop” Down home Louisiana music, with the style and performance only T K can give. Another Kenny G Productions, filmed on site at the Soybean Festival (mid 1980′s) in Milton Louisiana. Transcribed from an old VHS that weathered well to a movie of today’s time. Watch and step back in time with us as we take you back to a memorable moment.

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Posted by admin - February 18, 2015 at 4:19 pm

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Wayne Toups

Mardi Gras 2009 Lafayette, Louisiana “Wayne Toupes” Live!

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Posted by admin - February 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

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New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast 06 04 11

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast

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Welcome to the Sharon Denise Talbot New Orleans weather 10 day forecast! This is your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast. It will be updated daily. The New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is a valuable tool for planning all of your New Orleans outings. While you are here in NOLA there are plenty of people to see, places to go and things to do and the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast will come in very handy. The weather in New Orleans changes day to day. This is because of the city’s proximity to water. This is one of the reasons the New Orleans weather 10 day forecast is so valuable if you are traveling to New Orleans. Don’t miss any of them. Make sure you are not caught unawares. Be prepared for the Louisiana weather changes. Quick and convenient, just check here before you make your plans for the day!

High /
Low (°F)
Precip. %
Tonight
Jun 04
Isolated T-Storms 78° 30 %
Sun
Jun 05
Isolated T-Storms 95°/78° 30 %
Mon
Jun 06
Partly Cloudy 96°/78° 20 %
Tue
Jun 07
Isolated T-Storms 95°/77° 30 %
Wed
Jun 08
Isolated T-Storms 95°/77° 30 %
Thu
Jun 09
Isolated T-Storms 93°/77° 30 %
Fri
Jun 10
Scattered T-Storms 91°/77° 30 %
Sat
Jun 11
Isolated T-Storms 91°/77° 30 %
Sun
Jun 12
Scattered T-Storms 91°/78° 60 %
Mon
Jun 13
Scattered T-Storms 93°/78° 60 %

 

Good Morning NOLA!  It’s Saturday and it’s HOT people.  Through 11pm today it is mostly clear with temperatures falling into the low 80s. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms possible. Low 78F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Very exciting stuff happening on this end.There is always something going on in the city as usual.  The Oyster Festival and Creole Tomato Festival is this weekend and it is the last Feret Market until the fall.  Check out the new exhibit at the THNOC.  This city never sleeps so don’t miss a thing . I hope your  plans include music.  It is good for the soul. The weather should cooperate so get out and enjoy.  The week ahead looks pretty good. Don’t worry about those scattered showers over the week ahead but all in all looks great. The book siginings at the 1850′s House Store went great. They still have books in the store and I will be back in the Quarter soon. So make plans to come out a get your personalized copies of “I Love You Bigger Than The Sky!” and “IF I Were A French Quarter Rat”.  Whatever you decide to do today, enjoy! See y’all in NOLA!

Sharon Denise Talbot

Don’ t forget to check back tomorrow for your New Orleans weather 10 day forecast.

New Orleans Weather 10 day forecast

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Posted by admin - February 16, 2015 at 4:03 pm

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EDDIE BO @ Louisiana Music Factory – Special Appearance 2007

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Special Appearance
Mister Eddie Bo
New Orleans Royalty Ya’ll
INSTORE – JULY 14, 2007

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Posted by admin - February 15, 2015 at 3:52 pm

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Martin Simpson – Louisiana 1927

Guitarist Martin Simpson performs “Louisiana 1927″ at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California.

This concert was one in a five-part series of slide guitar performances presented in conjunction with the Museum’s special exhibition, “The Magic & Mystery of Slide Guitar.”

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Posted by admin - February 14, 2015 at 3:42 pm

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B & B Inns: The Best Food You'll Ever Eat

Well, some of you Bed & Breakfast innkeepers missed a golden opportunity. I went to websites of inns best known for their food, but no entrees were even mentioned. How can it be that an award-winning inn for their breakfast doesn’t describe any breakfast? So I went to websites that proudly described their dishes. Here are a few of them.

The Buttonwood Inn is in a small New Hampshire town called North Conway, but nothing about their breakfast is small. They may begin with some Pumpkin-Walnut bread or Apricot-Orange scones, Maple Cinnamon rolls, Blueberry-Walnut Crumb Coffee Cake, or warm Fruit Crisp with granola, accompanied by cool, fresh fruit topped with raspberry sauce . That would be enough breakfast for me, but the chef is just getting warmed up. Next comes a savory dish like Mushroom-Sausage and Cheddar Cheese Strata, Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Chives and a side of roasted Red Bliss Rosemary potatoes. Then comes the sweet entrée: Baked French Toast Casserole with Pecan and Wild Maine Blueberry topping. Or Light Yeasted Belgian waffles under fresh blueberry sauce. Hail to Buttonwood.

Mission Oak Inn of Henry, Illinois offers some wonderful breakfast dishes like French Banana Crepes and fabulous Blueberry Pancakes, but it was their dinners that snapped me to attention. How about a Pizza of roasted chicken, onion, and cheese atop a dreamy creamy sun-dried tomato sauce? Or tender meat medallions served in a cream, brandy, maple and mustard reduction? Or grilled salmon on fresh greens with original sauce and topped by bacon, green onions, parmesan cheese, and walnuts? Or pork tenderloin marinated in apple cider, grilled, then smothered with homemade apple/peach chutney?

Then I happened to catch Jane of the Hawk Valley Retreat on the phone. When I asked about her most popular dishes, her voice became secretive and sultry and she led me lovingly down the list: German Baked Apple Pancakes, Baked Peach French Toast, pancakes with a brown sugar/strawberry compote, Green Onion and Spinach Cheese Quiche with hash brown crust, and Eggs Benedict with her own secret Hollandaise sauce recipe. The names of her entrees didn’t bowl me over. But as she described every detail, every ingredient and spice, I knew cooking isn’t just fun for her, it is a luscious adventure. There’s a difference. Jane is a master of simple baking.

Like many of these top inns, the chefs at the Bloomsbury Inn use only fresh local farm products. I never expected a South Carolina inn to be full of such scientifically talented people. But they’ve experimented with hundreds of dishes, and the creativity of their top picks boggles the imagination: hot apple soup, poached pears and baked peaches with toasted peanut butter rolls, creamed eggs in a puff pastry, baked cinnamon-raisin French toast, toasted bacon-pecan bread, homemade biscuits with chocolate gravy, peppered praline bacon, and their own version of Eggs Benedict: a delicate crème sauce over croissant, wilted spinach, peppered ham, avocado, and poached egg. Exquisite.

Sue of the Harbour Ridge Inn in Osage was not about to be outdone. She emailed me with her choices, and I appreciated the personal attention. Sue serves fruitinis in martini glasses with a white chocolate mousse base on which she slices banana. Then she pours in Chambord-soaked strawberries with a dollop of whipping cream and a mint leaf for garnish. She does the

Bloomsbury Inn one better by nesting her Cinnamon-Raisin French toast atop a whipping cream custard base accompanied by sausage loaf and delicate poached pears in red wine and orange juice. Another popular French toast starts with fresh grilled pineapple slices, country ham, sliced cheese. Add sourdough bread soaked in French toast batter, grilled and served with a strawberry-jalapeno pepper jam. She also makes egg casserole to order with choices of fresh stuff like roasted red peppers, leeks, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, spinach, diced ham, cheeses and fresh basil and dill. I was impressed. Nice email.

The Judge Porter House in Natchitoches (where?), Louisiana it not to be missed. The first course at the judge’s might be peach or apple dumplings, bread pudding with warm maple sauce, Peach Crisp baked with a coconut-pecan topping, Apple Brown Betty topped with vanilla yogurt, pecans, and cinnamon, or Berry Puff Pastry stuffed with fresh berries, drizzled with raspberry sauce, and topped with whipped cream. The second course may include delicious pancakes, waffles or French toast, but I featured those things in other reviews so let me emphasize the egg dishes. One baked egg dish features eggs with savory mushrooms and crème Francais cradled in Black Forest ham crisps. Another favorite is Southwestern egg mixture baked in individual ramekins and topped with hearty salsa. Then there’s the Queen Anne Quiche, but the chef was very hush-hush about it. Guess you’ll have to visit the judge’s to check it out.

The two most attractive things Bed & Breakfasts offer are cozy, top rate lodging and the best breakfast ever. Check out these terrific inns.

Debra Fortosis

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Posted by admin - February 13, 2015 at 3:09 pm

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Can anyone tell me what school district would my child attend if I moved to Topys Louisiana.?

It would be Middle / High school. I would also like to know what type of sports programs are available.

I’m origianlly from Louisiana and both my memory and a Yahoo seach knew of a place called "Topys". Could you be a little more accurate, then I can help.

The truth is, Louisiana has an absolutely dreadful public school system in nearly every parish. Sending your kid to public school there is like a life sentence, because a crappy education IS a life sentence.

Hate to be so blunt but it’s true.

The State protects this sacred "homestead exemption" on property taxes and the schools suffer for funding and attention as a result. Better find out where you are moving and get your kids in private school….or else!

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Posted by admin - February 12, 2015 at 2:15 pm

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