Louisiana Life - November-December 2017

Fired Up!

Rhonda Lee of St. James Parish stokes the flames during annual holiday celebration

Sweet Versatility

Whether you call them yams or sweet potatoes, there’s not much you can’t do with this multipurpose root veggie

Grill Girl

Pit pioneer Carolyn Huggins Simmons bags burgers to open barbecue joint in Shreveport

Over the River

Detour away from New Orleans for an exploration of nearby historic Algiers Point

Between the Rivers

Hit the road for a getaway filled with food, fun, history and loads of nature in Vidalia and nearby Natchez, Mississippi

STEP-BY-STEP

A post-operation infection from pediatric bone cancer cost New Orleanian Ford Sutter his right leg, but it hasn’t prevented him from moving on

Cajun Justice

Lafayette native tapped by mega-bestselling author James Patterson to collaborate on a novel

Flour Power

New Orleans bread baker Graison Gill spreads the gospel of traditional bread-making

Ranch Redux

Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe