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Louisiana Food Groups

4/26/2017 by Colten Miller
Posted In:  Culinary
Most of us in Louisiana can agree on one thing: food is KING! And, there’s no shortage of food when it comes to our Cajun and Creole cuisine. Visitors be warned – once you’re here, the traditional food pyramid is forgotten and our unique and savory foods will take over. The food in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is prepared by people who know
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#EatSWLA: Calcasieu Crawfish and Grits

3/31/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Growing up in Central Louisiana, my dinner plate didn’t often showcase fresh seafood . Sure – there are great places to find seafood in that part of Louisiana, but it wasn’t as easy as it is here in Cajun Country! One dish I was always dying to try was Cajun Shrimp and Grits. I love grits. I love shrimp. It seemed like the perfect combination. That
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It’s Crawfish Season – Here’s where you can find them in Southwest Louisiana

3/17/2017 by Amanda Reeves
In Louisiana, we joke that we don’t have weather seasons; we have food seasons, and my favorite happens to be CRAWFISH SEASON! Find Crawfish: Southwest Louisiana Crawfish Stops Being a life-long Southwest Louisianan, some of my favorite childhood memories are from family crawfish boils. When the distinct smell of boiled crawfish filled the air,
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How to Eat Boiled Crawfish

1/8/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
In Louisiana, every meal is a celebration. One of my favorite food festivities is a crawfish boil . Boiled in a large pot and liberally seasoned, it's not unusual to see a single person go through at least 5 pounds of these delicious critters. Not to mention my hubby, who can peel through 10+ pounds without blinking an eye! Believe it or not, there
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7 Must Try Southwest Louisiana Foods

4/24/2015 by Deb Thompson
Posted In:  Culinary
Prior to visiting Southwest Louisiana last August I had no idea what culinary delights were offered in the region. Of course, I knew gumbo and jambalaya were popular, but I had never heard of boudin or tried crawfish . Needless to say, since then, my taste buds have been introduced to a whole new region of food and they couldn’t be happier.
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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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Golfing in Southwest Louisiana

5/7/2014 by Glen Turk
By Glen Turk Golfing, Gambling, Fishing, and Dining Combine to Create a Memorable Trip www.monsoursphotography.net The sum of any great golf trip is a collection of its parts. Even the most avid golfer will tell you it's the adventures enjoyed in between the fairways hit and birdies made that truly define a distinctive golf vacation.
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Eating Boiled Crawfish

3/27/2014 by Kaylen Fletcher
By Kaylen Fletcher We have food seasons and my favorite happens to be CRAWFISH SEASON! www.lindseyjanies.com I was born and raised in Southwest Louisiana and can honestly say my favorite time of year is between January and June. Why, you may ask? Louisianans like to joke that we don’t have weather seasons; we have food seasons and my
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