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

    … 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…

    Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    Washington State Beer and Wine- 4 readers -
  • Texas Winery Club Includes other Texas Wineries

    … bottle of Texas wine as if it were our own.” Texas Winery Club offers three plans at $34.95, all receiving up to three bottles of wine per shipment. Plans start with a quarterly shipment called the Nueces Club. The Brazos Club ships every other month and the Pecos Club ships monthly. The wine club allows members a 20% discount on all wine…

    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 -