Abbeville, La. – I've racked up a lot of miles in search of iconic Louisiana food, and while I don't regret a bite of it, in the future when I need a concentrated dose of our distinctive local flavor I might just drive straight to Abbeville, a place I've come to love as one of the great eating towns of Acadiana.
4 mirliton or choyote squash 1 stick of butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 Pound of peeled shrimp, chopped 1 Pound of claw crabmeat 2 tablespoons diced ham 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1 bunch thinly sliced green onions Salt and pepper to taste Additional bread crumbs and butter for topping
New Orleans, LA – In December the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will make a decision about the state's continued governance over New Orleans' Public Schools. The recommendation was made by Superintendent Paul Pastorek, who is now facing a growing opposition. Angela Taylor reports.