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
    • 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 Service (NMFS) has just released ...

      Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 4 readers -
    • 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, and you’re almost all the way there ...

      Veronique Deblois/ Food & Wine Chickie Insider- 2 readers -
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  • Review: LA1 Louisiana Whiskey

    … root notes, but it’s just so tough to shake that wood. Even water doesn’t do this whiskey much service. While it does help to coax out a few light fruit notes of golden raisins and lemon peel, the water actually makes the overall wood character even more powerful — and tougher to muscle through. 94 proof. Reviewed: Batch #3, bottle #461/500. C- / $45 / dpdspirits.com …

    Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com- 4 readers -
  • Best Craft Beer + Food Pairing 2014

    … Chopper Red Ale, served with a cherry mustard on spent grain cracker. From the beer brine to the use of spent grain in the crackers, the integration of beer into the dish deepens but never overshadows the richness of the duck. The thin slices of rich duck alternating with the sweet tart cherry mustard are paired with the exceptionally well balanced…

    Washington State Beer and Wine- 4 readers -
  • 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. …

    Texas Wine Lover- 3 readers -
  • Pairing Wines With Lobster

    … on time, and included: New England clam chowder Shrimp and scallop cakes 4 lobster tails A nice sampler of small chocolate candies All were packed in dry ice and in pristine condition on a hot, muggy Louisiana afternoon. To accompany the meal, we made a simple salad of lettuce and tomato, baked potatoes and fresh corn. This was a tasty meal…

    Randy Smith/ The Wine Writein Sauvignon Blanc Riesling Chardonnay- 1 readers -