Saturday, June 29, 2013

6. The Vieux Carre Gourmet

6. We interview Dr. Jerry Fontenot, owner of the Vieux Carre Gourmet.  Join us as we talk about his history and his vision from bringing his hometown cuisine to Monroe.
Vieux Carré Gourmet.
1623 N. 18th St.
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 388-2228
http://www.vieuxcarregourmet.com/

Seared Fish
  • Pan sear fillets of fresh fish
  • Cook in oven preheated to 400 degrees 5-6 minutes
  • Deglaze pan with wine. 
  • Add capers, lemon, butter
  • Pour over fish
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Saturday, June 22, 2013

5. Evangeline

5. We discuss Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This epic sets love story of Evangeline and Gabriel against the backdrop of the Acadians' expulsion from Nova Scotia and migration to Louisiana.
  • This week in Louisiana History: June 23 1813 - Records show W.C.C. Claiborne used pelican and motto as state seal for first time. 
  • This week in Louisiana: 67th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration  June 22- July 4th.
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Saturday, June 15, 2013

4. Regions of Louisiana

4. The regions of Louisiana. We talk about the major geographic and social areas of the state. We also discuss the settlement patterns as people moved up the waterways and out from there. Also announcing the addition of "Alix de Morainville" by George Washington Cable to the Louisiana Anthology.

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Sunday, June 2, 2013

2. "Posson Jone'" Discussion, Part 1.

2.  We discuss the first half of "Posson Jone'" by George Washington Cable.  This week in Louisiana: New Orleans turned 295 years old May 7, 2013. It was founded on May 7, 1718.  More at the Louisiana Anthology. Information about West Florida Information about Congo Square.

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