2017 – Tradition and Creativity

My mother prepared our family’s traditional New Year meal of cabbage and barbecued pork ribs this year. She’s not a fan of black-eyed peas, so we skipped them; and she didn’t feel like making cornbread after eating left-over Christmas dressing all week, so we had toasted New Orleans French bread with butter and garlic instead. Our… Read More 2017 – Tradition and Creativity


Tiger Slaw

If you still think of cole slaw as that gloopy, depressing, “they could have kept this!” side order from your local fast food joint, you haven’t been paying attention. Slaw is on everything these days, from bahn mi to pulled pork sliders and seafood tacos. My version, Tiger Slaw, pays tribute to LSU’s mascot, Mike VI. It’s purple, gold… Read More Tiger Slaw