Louisiana Eats

Lawyer Rudy Lombard discusses his involvement with the Civil Rights Movement, while Dr. Jessica Harris leads you through a history of African-American foodstuffs. Plus homemaker Billie Carpenter.

Actor Bryan Batt and Poppy reminisce about Mardi Gras traditions, while Drew Ramsey of Hubig's Pies explains how his family business is involved in the Carnival celebration.

Bittersweet Confections owner Cheryl Scripter discusses her job as a chocolatier. Then, author Ellen Sweets shares her stories about cooking with political commentator Molly Ivins.

Emile DeFelice of South Carolina's Caw Caw Creek joins Poppy to talk about dissolving southern stereotypes by raising humane hogs. Plus Trey Litel of Louisiana Spirits talks about a new rum distillery opening in Louisiana.  

On this week of Louisiana Eats we'll spend the day with New Orleans' culinary icon, Leah Chase, to celebrate her birthday. Plus Poppy speaks with Longue Vue Gardens' Joe Baker about their Two for Tea event.

Hunters Vs. Vegans

Jan 18, 2012

In this week's episode we'll host polar opposite points of view. John Morales & O'Shea Cleveland discuss their involvement with a vegan restaurant in New Orleans, and Scott Gibert shares his latest hunting stories.

Poppy speaks with Brazilian-born Ana Riehlmann about self-publishing her cookbook, traces Gulf Coast history with Felder Rushing, and learns about a contest taking place during Carnival season.

Everyone's doing their best to make changes as we rollover into a new year. We'll hear from Jodi Brown about indulging your way to good health, and from Second Harvest's Tony Biggs about value-shopping at the market.

Jodi Brown's Crazy Chocolate Clusters

Yield 2 dozen

Year In Review

Dec 28, 2011

Get ready for the New Year on this week's special edition of Louisiana Eats! Join us as we talk with an award-winning author, an international hot dog legend, and a tag team of Cajuns preserving their heritage with the ultimate pairing of beer and rock 'n roll.

On this jolly edition of Louisiana Eats!, Poppy discusses the obscure, yet larger-than-life story of Eugene Walter. Then we'll get advice from W.I.N.O.'s Bryan Burkey about selecting wine for your gift-giving holiday celebration.

Champagne Mustard

Yield: 3 cups

1 1/3 cups Coleman's dry mustard
2 cups sugar
1 1/3 cups champagne (Regina white wine) vinegar
6 eggs

Mix together dry ingredients. Add vinegar. Mix in eggs one at a time and continue beating in a double boiler until thick.

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