Pope Francis: Our New Holy Father I admit it. I totally geeked out the last couple of days. Of course, I had been praying for the conclave and for whoever would become our
Did You Hear the One About the Alligator and the Archbishop? It all started on Ash Wednesday. Someone over at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery posted a picture of a 3 year old letter
Hummus and The Lebanese Connection We love hummus, and we eat it quite often. But it wasn’t always that way. At least not for me. For me — believe it or not — there
Alligator is OK on Fridays in Lent, Says Archbishop of New Orleans The last few days the Louisiana alligator has been in the media spotlight. Again. But this time it’s not because
What You Give Up for Lent Changes Lives: CRS Rice Bowl When I was a child Lent was all about ashes, fish sticks, the Stations of the Cross, and the Rice Bowl. In
Ash Wednesday and Lent: A Time for Penance From Fat Tuesday to fat pretzels, carnival season and Mardi Gras are now over. Lent is here. And that is a good thing. Life if
Braised Cabbage: Quick, Easy, and Delicious It’s Friday. We are not in Lent yet. But it’s Friday. Recently, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops called all the faithful back to
Grilled Cheese: The Classic Retro Food I grew up in the 70s. Yes, I wore bell bottoms. Yes, I listened to the Bee Gees. Yes, I had a bowl haircut. I was cool.
Seafood Gumbo and Grilled Oysters: The Louisiana Seafood & Christmas Connection For us Christmas and seafood go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Louisiana crowns the Gulf of Mexico, and throughout south Louisiana,
Mexican Lentil Soup to Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Yesterday, December 12, was the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas. But she is more than just the Patroness
Crawfish Monica: A Signature Jazz Fest Dish 400,000 people crowd onto the Fair Grounds Race Course over a period of two weekends each spring for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Crawfish at the Fair This Crawfish, Shrimp and Cornbread Pie was inspired by a dish we tried last Friday at the Washington Parish Fair. The Washington Parish Fair is believed to be the