Louisiana (/luːˌiːziˈænə/ or /ˌluːziˈænə/; French: État de Louisiane, [lwizjan] ; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Cameron Parish.
Posts about Louisiana
    • Do Bianchi Christmas Six-Pack 2014: happy holidays yall!

      Taste Bele Casel Prosecco Colfòndo with me on Weds. Dec. 17 in San Francisco at Biondivino, one of my favorite wine shops in the U.S. Please click here for details. Above: sometimes we forget that one of the coolest things about wine is how beautiful it is. That gorgeous hue is just one of the reasons why I love to serve my friend Paolo Cantele’s Negroamaro rosé at Christmas.

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    • A very special guest for Thanksgiving 2014 (and possibly the best pairing ever)

      It was a very special Thanksgiving for the Parzen family this year. We celebrated the holiday in Tracie P’s hometown, Orange, Texas, on the Louisiana border, with all the traditional fixings. Uncle Tim made the turkey: he added a can of orange juice concentrate to his brine, he told us, and the sweetness of the fruit juice added a nice zest to the meat, which was tender and moist throughout.

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    • Why Beer Glasses Matter

      Photos by Nora McGunnigle. Leading Louisiana brewery Abita Brewing recently paired up with glass manufacturer Spiegelau to demonstrate why the glass used to drink a beer is as important to enjoyment as the beer itself. Speigelau regional sales manager Chris Hillin guided over a hundred eager beer connoisseurs through an Abita beer tasting in five different shaped glasses: A ...

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  • Easy Shrimp Etouffee

    … It’s fall and that means time for comfort food at our home. One of our favorite comforting meals is etouffée, the rich, spicy dish that originated in Louisiana. While it looks a bit complicated, this dish is quite simple: Start with a deeply-colored roux (butter and flour mixture) then add the ‘holy trinity’ – celery, onion and bell pepper…

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  • Updated News on Seafood Consumption, Landings & Aquaculture

    … I've been urging people to eat more seafood, and I've not been alone. There has been a significant number of people, groups, and companies which have been trying to get Americans to eat more seafood, especially because of its significant health benefits. The important questions is then, have people been listening? The National Marine Fisheries…

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  • Review: LA1 Louisiana Whiskey

    … Our final review of three product lines from Louisiana-based Donner-Peltier Distillers, we at last turn to what is something of a flagship for the company, LA1 Louisiana Whiskey. LA1 is made from corn, barley, rye, and — most curiously — local rice. There’s no information on proportions in the mashbill or the aging regimen, but it’s clearly…

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  • Best Craft Beer + Food Pairing 2014

    … of Louisiana to try his hand brewing there, much to our loss. (sniffle, sniffle, I remember when Shiney was a keg washer, I am getting old!) And the Craft Beer + Food Pairing Winner is… Chef Howie & Brewmaster Cluely House made Citrus Thyme Sausage Beardslee Public House was the second establishment to pair their own beer and food, and they won…

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  • Texas Winery Club Includes other Texas Wineries

    … on their preference of red or white, sweet or dry, both, or all. Each order will be shipped via FedEx or picked up at Texas Winery Club in Texarkana. Recurring billing is automated through a private and secure website. Private label wines are also available starting at three cases. For more information about private label wines, please call or email with any questions. Please contact Terry Willett at 903-278-4283 or email at info@texaswineryclub.com. …

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  • Pairing Wines With Lobster

    … know we'll get stone fruit on the palate, with just a tad of residual sugar. Good minerality on this Napa Valley wine as well. The currently available vintage of this wine will retail for about $27. 2012 Chateau de L'oiseliniere Muscadet. I tried this several months ago at Pearl Wine Co. in New Orleans, and thought then it would be a great seafood…

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  • Butter knife

    … Languedoc Langworthy Farm Winery late harvest Le Lan Leelanau Peninsula Lemberger Leon Millot Liebfraumilch liqueur liquor store Lists For Locapours Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail Little House on the Prairie (series) local food Local Wine local wine stores local wines Locapour locavore Loire Long Island long nights Louisiana lucky people Luke Donald…

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