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Spring Birding Hot Spots (Part 2)

4/12/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  Outdoors
Being raised in the wetlands of Southwest Louisiana, I’ve grown up knowing some of the best places to find all sorts of birds. My family’s hunting camp deep in the marshes of Cameron Parish, accessible only by boat, has made it easy for me to be familiar with the area and to know where to find different species. However, for someone who is
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Spring Birding in Southwest Louisiana (Part 1)

4/7/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  Outdoors
Looking back now, I don’t know that I’ve ever fully appreciated the incredible fortune of being raised in the wetlands of Southwest Louisiana . I consider myself lucky. Lucky to have a father who to this day spends his every free moment guiding his boat through the seemingly endless, winding trails of the marsh known only to a select few. Growing
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8 Ways to Be an Adventurous Eater in Lake Charles

2/1/2016 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
Étouffée , boudin , cracklins, gumbo , jambalaya – our Southwest Louisiana food may be “different,” but some local restaurants elevate our eclectic palates to even greater heights. Here are eight ways to be an adventurous eater in Lake Charles . Botsky’s serves a variety of gourmet hot dogs. Try their Smoked Duck Sausage made with Apple Jack Brandy,
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The Unique Experience of Southwest Louisiana Food

4/16/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
My family and I moved to Lake Charles in the summer of 2007. I immediately fell in love with everything about this fascinating state. Because the music, art, language, landscape, and customs were so different to me, every day was a new adventure. This was especially true for Louisiana culinary traditions. I was introduced to foods I’d never heard
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Crawfish: Farm-to-Table

3/31/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Outdoors
I don’t know about you but I am always up for an adventure! So when I was introduced to a local crawfish farmer and invited to see a crawfish harvest in action, I grabbed my “Cajun Reeboks” (aka rubber boots) and headed out to the field. Crawfishing is one of Louisiana’s truest forms of farm to table! Its hard work but most farmers do it for
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Spring Bird Migration in Lake Charles

2/27/2014 by John K. Flores
Posted In:  Outdoors
Roseate Spoonbills are abundant in Southwest Louisiana. This picture was taken during a Grosse Savanne Eco-tour . Photo by John K. Flores By the end of February, halfway into the six weeks of remaining winter the groundhog forecasts for northerners, the winds begin to shift from north to southerly along coastal Louisiana. And
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