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The Promise of Spring

This year, I welcome Easter with open arms. We’ve had our share of dismal,...

Fest Feast 

This time of the year in Louisiana is usually busy with Carnival parades, Valentine’s...

De la cuisine: Fare Play

When it comes to holiday menus, my family is all over the table. When...

Hearty Fare

As much as I like the summer season, I admit that I’m ready for...

De la cuisine: Savory Salmon

Redfish, speckled trout, flounder and red snapper — longtime Louisiana favorites — are getting...

De la cuisine: Classic Elegance

Since childhood, summer has been my favorite time of year. What better time to...

De la cuisine: Casual Repast

Can it be that the days are getting just a bit longer, perhaps imperceptibly...

De la cuisine: Conversation and Canapés

For years, I’ve bounced through the holidays attending every party, initiating impromptu gatherings and...

De la cuisine: Cozy Nights

When a blustery cold front slides into south Louisiana, my husband and I know...

De la cuisine: À la Minute

Tableside service (the preparation of a dish by a server at your table) went...

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