Southwestern Louisiana Journals

Cajun Country

A March 2008 trip to Southwestern Louisiana by jhamlin

Quote: our goal: to find the best cajun food and hospitality

Cajun Country

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When your retirement goal is to enjoy the best food the world has to offer, a trip to Louisiana’s Cajun Country is high on that list. And a trip during crawdad season is a must!We spent two days in New Orleans’ French Quarter at the beginning of March taking in its ambience, discovering Beignettes, Alligator and Boiled Crawfish and taking in a couple of cooking classes. Speaking of cooking classes, I highly recommend the cooking class offered by New Orleans School of Cooking. If you are lucky enough to have Anne as your instructor, you’ll get a delightfully humorous history lesson on New Orleans and a greater understanding and appreciation of Cajun and Creole cooking.We then hea...Read More

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Citrus Heights, California

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