March 5, 2015
The March/April Issue (pictured at right) is in the mail. It's loaded with some of my favorite recipes. Subscribers should expect to start receiving it within the next few days; let me know what you think.
Speaking of subscribers, some of you will get subscription renewal notices over the next few days in your email inbox; keep an eye out and respond right away; you can renew online here, or call us at 504-208-9959.
Earlier this week I spent some time observing the annual Louisiana Restaurant Association's Prostart Student Invitational. Almost 30 teams of high school students from all over the state competed in the fields of culinary arts, and restaurant management. The winning teams:
Culinary: 1st: Lakeshore High; 2nd: West Feliciana High; 3rd: Dutchtown High.
Management: 1st: West Feliciana; 2nd: Lakeshore High; 3rd: Hammond High Magnet. Congratulations on a job well done!
I have once again been invited to judge the annual Got Gumbo? competition produced by the New Orleans chapter of the United Way. It's Wednesday, March 11, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel here in New Orleans; tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Proceeds go to the United Way, delicious gumbo goes to you. If you do attend, stop by and say hello.
Last week I thought we were facing down the final cold snap of the year, but here we go again. Our temperature is going to plummet today, so it's back to the winter wardrobe. My friends to the north got up to mid-70s temperatures, and went to bed with temps in the high 20s; our swing isn't going be that drastic, but still... hearty comfort food below.
Whatever you do this weekend, enjoy this week's recipes, share them with family and friends, and, as always, let me know what's on your mind.
Susan Ford, President
P.S. Special notice for magazine subscribers. Did you receive a renewal reminder via email or mail, if so, please renew at your earliest convenience. Click to renew on line or call 504.208.9959
Tip of the Week:
Miss last week's recipes?
• Shrimp and Corn Chowder (most popular last week)
This newsletter is read by thousands of people every Thursday. For advertising information, email Susan
To our many newsletter readers:
If you have a suggestion to improve this email newsletter click to email your suggestion. We are interested in what your think, suggestions, new ideas, and favorite recipes.
Mar 7, 2015
Breaux Bridge: Wild Rabbit Cookoff
Gibsland: The Jonquil Jubilee
Madisonville: Madisonville Garden Club Show
Pineville: Pineville Spring Arts & Crafts Show
Ponchatoula: Toy Model Train Show
Mar 7, 2015 to Mar 8, 2015
Garyville: San Francisco Plantation Frisco Fest
Houma: Bayou Home Show
St. Bernard: Los Islenos Fiesta
Mar 8, 2015
Lafayette: Zydeco Marathon
Mar 11, 2015
New Orleans: United Way Got Gumbo Cook-Off
Mar 12, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015
Gonzales: Louisiana Sportsman's Show
Port Allen: Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete
Mar 12, 2015
Lake Charles: McNeese Choir Concert
Mar 13, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015
Independence: The Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival
Lake Charles: Black Heritage Festival
New Orleans: New Orleans Home & Garden Show
Thibodaux: Choctaw Firemen's Fair
Mar 13, 2015 to Mar 14, 2015
Sulphur: Sulphur Mines Festival
Mar 14, 2015
Alexandria: Red River Run 10K
Covington: Acadian Swamp Pop Fest
Donaldsonville: Bayou Lafourche Clean Up
Hammond: Hammond Rotary Shamrock Run
Hammond: Spring Garden Day
Henderson: Heartstrings & Angel Wings Gumbo Cookoff
Ponchatoula: PHS Football Booster Club Gumbo Cook-off
West Monroe: St. Paddy's Bicycle Parade & Festival
Mar 14, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State and Regional Chili Cook-Off
New Iberia: SugaSheaux
Mar 15, 2015
Covington: Chef Soiree
View entire event list here (search by name, city)
Louisiana Recipes Newsletter Archive (search past newsletters)
2015 Copyright Our Kitchen & Culture, LLC. All Rights Reserved
Our mailing address is: Kitchen & Culture 1450 Annunciation Street #2119 New Orleans, LA 70130