Sunday March 9, 2014
Photo by Artondra Hall [flickr]
Old Bay Seasoning may have started out as a spice and herb blend for seafood, but today it is used for just about anything! In some parts of the country it's just as common on the dinner table as salt and pepper. Discover what this classic blend of herbs and spices is all about in What is Old Bay Seasoning?
Saturday March 8, 2014
Photo by djnaquin67 [flickr]
Crab boil is an incredibly flavorful mix of herbs and spices that is used to make a flavorful brine in which to cook shellfish and a number of different vegetables. Learn more about this awesome concoction and how it can be used in your kitchen in What is Crab Boil?
Wednesday February 26, 2014
Photo by Karl Baron [flickr]
My knowledge of crawfish before moving to Louisiana was minimal, at best. But the moment I set foot on Louisiana soil I was aware of the hold that crawfish has over its people. I didn't know what to think, other than, "What are these crazy little lobsters?" One taste and I understood. Learn all about these crazy little lobsters in What are Crawfish?
Sunday February 23, 2014
Photo by Bethany Moncel
It's carnival time, so I'm taking a moment to enjoy all things New Orleans. If you've ever wondered what makes red beans and rice such a celebrated dish in New Orleans (and across the southern United States), take a moment to read All About Red Beans and Rice. From the history and traditions behind the classic dish to its core components, discover what red beans and rice are all about!