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Lake Charles Fresh: Where to Find Farmers Markets

7/26/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Growing up in a rural part of Central Louisiana, I was spoiled with a full garden – almost year around. Tomatoes, sweet corn, purple hull peas, ford hook lima beans, squash, blueberries and sometimes watermelon. If we weren’t growing it, we were swapping veggies with our neighbors. Mom and Dad also spent a lot of time canning, pickling, blanching,
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Where to buy Local Products in Southwest Louisiana

7/23/2017 by Amanda Reeves
Two facts that you will learn in this blog post; Southwest Louisiana is home to some uber creative and talented individuals, and that I have a passion for shopping more than most humans (if you’ve spent any amount of time with me you’re aware of the second fact). Over the years, my shopping style has progressed and I am more aware of the importance
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The 1 Summer Treat You Have to Try!

5/20/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
One thing you must have to survive a Louisiana summer is something cold. Frozen concoctions like Coke  Icees, sno-cones, and slushies provide us a cool retreat during 80 to 100 degree temperatures. My plan this summer is hang out with coolest “kid on the block,” Pops and Rockets gourmet pops . These popsicles are bringing fresh and bold flavors to the Lake Area. I featured them back in February for their king cake pop , and since then, they have been cranking out outrageous flavors that keep me coming back for more!
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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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