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July | 2011 | We're Not There Yet

We were struck by the clear cultural differences as soon as we we crossed the border into Texas. Gone were the crawfish shacks and French bumper stickers; now we got ‘Howdy, y’all’s with a Texas twang and beef barbecue joints. … Continue reading

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Will took such great care of us this morning that we thought about staying for a few more days. He and baby James drove us to a dinerette, where we waited entirely too long for coffee, eggs, and a breakfast … Continue reading

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¼ cup corn oil 1 lb. boned chicken, cut into bite-size pieces 1 Tbs. margarine 1 large onion, chopped ½ green bell pepper, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/3 cup water 2 ½ cups canned tomatoes … Continue reading

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Have we mentioned that we love Louisiana? That this is the coolest place ever? Oh, we have? Well, are you sick of hearing it yet? If so, you might need to skip this post, since this place just gets better … Continue reading

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  Spencer is a bike mechanic in Lafayette, Louisiana who took us out to the local swamp to eat some crawfish and then showed us an amazing, drunken good time in Lafayette, full of wonderful Acadian (Cajun) hospitality.  Check for … Continue reading

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Why do people visit other countries?  What even makes an “other” country.  I mean, beyond the passport stamp, how do you know that you’re somewhere else?  Is it the funny road signs? Is it the flag? Or the different language … Continue reading

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Will A. Will is the hilarious and generous owner of Recycled Cycles of Acadia in Lafayette, Louisiana.  We stopped in for advice one day, and ended up hanging out with Will and Spencer all day, then took off the next … Continue reading

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Well, after too much good food and hospitality, today was the day that we had to say goodbye to the Poches…and their Tempurpedic mattress.  Wayne and Trixie were up early to feed us, and they offered to give us a … Continue reading

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Hey all, This whole blog thing is incredibly exhausting, and we’re gonna stop posting on weekends. Hope that’s okay with you guys.  We’ll be back on Monday with more tales of Louisiana!

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Trixie Pochet We met Wayne and Trixie at a campground in Mississippi, and they instantly made our trip along the Gulf Coast magical.  At the campground, they invited us over to their camper, where they served us some of Wayne’s … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes Tagged dessert, louisiana, vegetarian