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Cajun Oyster Stew

Back in the day, New Orleans’ cooks created a butter and cream-based oyster soup that was so rich it was referred to as oyster stew. The creamy offering is really delicious, but being born and raised in SWLA—Lake Charles — I prefer an oyster stew that represents my SWLA roots, one prepared with a…

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Fur & Wildlife Festival

Photo by www.parkerbrandcreative.com By Angie Kay Dilmore Calling all sportsmen (and women and children, too)! On January 9-10, 2015, the coastal town of Cameron will host its annual Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival. This popular event has been entertaining festival-goers since 1955…

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Hurricane Museum Progress

www.nhmsc.com Yesterday I was standing on the shoreline of Lake Charles right where the National Hurricane Museum & Science Center will be located one day among elected officials, community leaders and employees of State Farm and Entergy. It was surreal because this dream of building a…

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5 Must Eat Fried Foods in Lake Charles

Crispy, juicy and often salty - and when prepared correctly, nothing satisfies me like fried food. In fact, I sometimes only eat fried food when I travel. While I’m not a food expert, I did grow up in a household that traded in their Fry Daddy for a Fry Pappy (a larger model of the popular Fry Daddy…

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