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Deep in the heart of the Louisiana swamp, there lives a poor fur trapper, his second wife, and his twins. The stepmother has a plan to leave the children in the swamp to alleviate the family's financial problems. See how the Cajun Hansel and Gretel outsmart her plan and escape from the witch who lures them into her cottage. Hardcover.
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In recounting the history of the Cajuns from their Canadian beginnings through their migration south to Louisiana, Theriot conveys the spirit and resolve of a proud community. To know this spirit is to know what drives them to cook with such passion. From boiled crawfish, crabmeat au gratin, and shrimp gumbo to chicken étouffée, Chef Theriot has distilled the essence of Cajun cooking with his signature easy-to-follow, hearty recipes.
Swampmaster Bejeaux sets off in search of “somewheres dat I can git me some peace an’ quiet.” Along the way he meets several of his swamp friends who help save his hide as he encounters hunting camps, some black magic, and even the feared loup-garou.
Nothing in Zach Stewart’s life has ever been as complicated as the sixth grade. Between preparing for the arrival of his new baby brother (otherwise known as “the little lizard”) and keeping up with the baseball team, Zach is being pulled in more directions than he can handle.
For more than forty years, world-renowned artist Alan Flattmann has used pastels to capture the unique architecture and the changing scene in New Orleans’ most historic neighborhood. In this, the first published collection of his work, over 120 color images portray landmarks like the French Market, St. Louis Cathedral, and Galatoire’s Restaurant. Hardcover.
This second cookbook from Leah Chase—now in paperback—contains reflections on life, business, family, and friends, with the recipes that bring them all together. There are special menus from organizations that have gathered at the Dooky Chase Restaurant in New Orleans for years, “off the menu” specials prepared for customers with special needs or a craving for something different, and a number of classic Creole and gourmet recipes, with every recipe guaranteed to warm the heart and nourish the soul. Paperback.
Each of the famous recipes in Arnaud's Restaurant Cookbook has been carefully adapted for use in the home kitchen, including Arnaud’s Oyster Soup, Trout Meuniere, Oysters Arnaud and Bienville, as well as the restaurant's spectacular dishes for special occasions from weddings to Mardi Gras. Evocative photographs capture diners basking in the joy of Arnaud meals.
In this fascinating biography, author John Kemp uses Ozols’ own paintings to reveal the life of the talented artist and teacher dedicated to passing down the lessons of the great painters of the past.
The parish has a rich history begun by people of many different descents—French, Spanish, English, Scotch-Irish, German, Italian, and Jewish—coming together in mutual respect and peace, but not without the ups and downs that come with the human condition. Hardcover.
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