Tag Archives: New Orleans

Can I get a Who Dat?

I’ve been absent for a shameful length of time as I worked to get our students squared away for fall semester.  Last Wednesday, just as my world was smoothing out, I got a call from my husband. “Guess what?  I … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday and Professor Longhair

So our Mardi Gras excursion ends today, tomorrow begins Lent, and in six weeks we have Easter.  Is this year flying by or what? There are two things for which New Orleans is famous.  One is food, the other is music.  … Continue reading

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A Month of Mardi Gras Cooking – Let’s start with gumbo

When you live on the Gulf Coast, you are usually just a hop, skip, and a jump away from New Orleans.  Most Gulf Coast residents have a fondness for that place, and when Mardi Gras rolls around, cities and towns … Continue reading

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