Food

Louisiana Eats!
12:49 am
Wed October 27, 2010

Halloween Edition

CALAS (Yields 1 dozen calas)

MIX TOGETHER
2 CUPS COOKED RICE
6 T FLOUR
3 HEAPING T SUGAR
2 TSP. BAKING POWDER
1/4 TSP. SALT
1/4 TSP. VANILLA
NUTMEG
THEN ADD
2 EGGS
TOPPING
POWDERED SUGAR

Mix the rice and dry ingredients together thoroughly. Add the eggs and when thoroughly mixed, drop by spoonfuls into hot deep fat (360 degrees) and fry until brown. Drain on paper. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve hot.

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Where Y'Eat
12:52 pm
Sat October 23, 2010

Where's the citrus?

New Orleans, LA –

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Where Y'Eat
2:19 am
Thu October 21, 2010

The Po-Boys of Champions

Grilled shrimp and grits with a Creole tomato sauce from Red Fish Grill starts off a game day outside the Louisiana Superdome.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
The New Orleans Saints proved our city had the NFL's best team last year. This season, another team of New Orleanians is proving we have the league's best food too.

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Louisiana Eats!
3:30 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Cajun Edition

CREOLE CARBONNADES (Serves 6 - 8)

2 lbs beef stew meat
1 cup flour
1 cup oil
2 thinly sliced onions
2 tablespoons demi glace (or the commercial products Marmite or Bovril)
2 bottles of dark beer
8 - 10 rounds of stale french bread
1/4 cup Creole mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

4 Idaho potatoes, cut into inch cubes and parboiled until tender

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Where Y'Eat
12:53 pm
Sat October 16, 2010

Tailgating

New Orleans, LA –

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Where Y'Eat
5:47 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Putting Festival Meals on the Map

LaPlace celebrates its favorite sausage at the Andouille Festival each fall, when many other Louisiana towns host their own distinctive food festivals.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Louisiana is full of great dishes and amazing cooks, so it's no surprise that our festival calendar is filled with celebrations that put our food on center stage.

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Louisiana Eats!
3:29 am
Wed October 13, 2010

Food on the Move

Vanilla Pull Taffy (Yields 1 pound)

1 cups sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoons butter

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Where Y'Eat
12:54 pm
Sat October 9, 2010

Red Rice

New Orleans, LA –

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Where Y'Eat
9:39 am
Thu October 7, 2010

Last Dance at Deutsches Haus

Volunteer members of Deutsches Haus serve traditional German food to the Oktoberfest crowds.
Ian McNulty

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Louisiana Eats!
1:07 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

The Week of Octoberfest

German Potato Salad (Serves 4 - 6)

Ingredients:
4 medium, Idaho potatoes
1 tablespoon salt
4 slices bacon
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons salad oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

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