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Posts from January 2018

Ways to Know That You're in Cajun Country

1/30/2018 by William Precht
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Have you ever been to a place that surprises, charms and maybe even leaves you wondering why you’re just now experiencing it? That’s the reaction I’ve seen from so many folks visiting Southwest Louisiana for their first time. As a local, there are so many things that define Cajun country which we consider normal in our everyday lives, but to the
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Trip Advisor Says: Best Crawfish

1/30/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas? Nope… crawfish season ! I’ve never loved a crustacean more than when I see a big tray of freshly boiled Louisiana crawfish coming my direction. YUM! But where do you find the best crawfish in Southwest Louisiana? I went to Trip Advisor to see where people find their crawdads – fresh or boiled.
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Plan Vacation NOW!

1/29/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
“So much to do, so little time.” How many of you have said this when you think of taking time off from work? I know I have. There never seems to be a “perfect time” to take a few days away from the office. Well, guess what…research shows there actually is time. Project: Time Off research found that Americans say vacation days are important to
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8 Must Try Neighborhood Coffee Shops

1/22/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Mmmmm coffee. I love it. The warmth, smell, and of course, the flavor all make me so very happy! Like many Louisianan kids, coffee has always been part of my life. Daddy had me working as the family barista since I was 10 years old. On the weekends, if I woke up before my parents, it was my job to start the water boiling and to get the coffee
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Eating Healthy and Staying Fit in Lake Charles

1/16/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
When many people think of Louisiana, they think of fried seafood, beignets, sugary, sweet frozen drinks and a dozen other Southern culinary delights that redefine the word “decadent.” Louisiana is also the land of continuous celebrations. So, when you have the choice between going to the gym or going to a Mardi Gras parade and/or crawfish boil –
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How to Make a King Cake

1/8/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
No other bakery treat can beat King Cake during the Mardi Gras season. Take a stab at making your own with this recipe from the Junior League of Lake Charles cookbook, "Marshes to Mansions." Download the recipe card, here . We want to see your creations! After baking, dress your cake up with Mardi Gras beads and flair, snap a picture and tag us
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