Oktoberfest in St. Tammany: Party Like It’s 1810

If you read up on the origins of Oktoberfest, you’re likely to find two different stories. One credits the Munich celebration of the October 12, 1810 marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese. The other simply says… in the old days, October was when it was finally cool enough to brew […]

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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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