Cajun Crab Boil Recipe

(courtesy of Louisiana Cookin’ magazine) Ingredients 4 quarts water 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar crab boil 4 bay leaves 4 dried chile peppers 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 head garlic, cloves separated and peeled ¼ cup sea salt 2 lemons, halved 12 fresh crabs 3 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed clean 4 ears corn, shucked and […]

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Crabtastic Nutrition

If you’ve ever lived in a land-locked location, you know how awful seafood can taste after it’s been frozen and shipped over long distances. That’s one of the many reasons we’re lucky to live in South Louisiana — access to fresh seafood. Not only does it taste great, but it’s a low fat, high protein […]

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Rethinking Relocation

A recent survey shows that almost 50% of Americans haven’t moved in the last ten years. Is it because they’re happy where they are? No, it’s because moving is the worst! You have no idea how much junk you own or how much your friends and family love you until you beg them to help […]

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Cool Under Pressure: Don’t Neglect Your A/C!

There are places in the U.S. where air conditioning is not necessarily a priority. Most of those places have relatively short summers, and many experience what you might call a “dry heat.” As you’re well aware, that is not the case in South Louisiana! Our summer often comes early, stays late, and the humidity can […]

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September Movies

September 1   A Boy Called Po A single father struggles to care for his autistic, but gifted son after his wife dies. New Orleans native Bryan Batt is among the cast members. Jackals In this horror flick, worried  parents who hire a deprogrammer to free their teenage son from a murderous cult soon find […]

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St. Tammany Who Dat Headquarters

Saints’ season doesn’t officially kick off until September 11 in the Dome against the Minnesota Vikings, but pre-season got underway back on August 10. Are you suited up and ready to party? If you’re not a season ticket holder, and if you don’t want to deal with the mess and hassle of hosting game day […]

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Harvesting Music with Fall Concert Series

No need to mourn the loss of summer — we’ve got several incredibly cool fall concert series to look forward to! Be sure to visit each website for their full schedules. Abita Springs Opry This concert series is all about about preserving and presenting Louisiana “roots” music, and features everything from country and bluegrass to […]

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Crustacean Celebration: St. Tammany Crab Festival

St. Tammany Parish’s annual two-day festival, held at Heritage Park in Slidell on September 9 and 10, is always a big hit with locals and visitors alike! Though there are lots of attractions, the star of the show is, of course, the delectable crab. Festival goers can sample a variety of crab dishes, along with […]

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