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Frank Davis: Naturally N’Awlins a TV chef talks turkey

Best-selling cookbook author Frank Davis, who recently came out with the new Frank Davis Makes Good Groceries—A New Orleans Cookbook and The Fisherman’s Tacklebox Bible, is a humorous television personality who appears daily on WWL-TV, which airs In the Kitchen with Frank Davis during the three-hour morning show (they cut back and forth from the news to the cooking set). He also has a gourmet seasoning line. Many south Louisianans watch Frank’s ...

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Chef John Folse: Thanksgiving tips from Louisiana’s culinary ambassador

With a lifelong passion for Louisiana culture and cuisine and an encyclopedic knowledge of Cajun and Creole recipes, internationally renowned Chef John Folse has created an ever-expanding empire with his acclaimed restaurants, radio shows and television series, food product line, and the John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University. He has also authored seven voluminous cookbooks. In 1978, when he opened Lafitte’s Landing in Donaldsonville, ...

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Chef Patrick Mould: The quintessential Acadiana gourmet and fried turkey expert

Known as a television personality, cultural ambassador, cooking teacher, cookbook author, restaurant consultant, food writer, corporate spokesperson, and culinary innovator, Chef Patrick Mould has contributed much to the culinary landscape of Acadiana. For nearly a quarter of a century, the affable Cajun served as the executive chef for numerous restaurants in Lafayette including City Club at River Ranch, Café Jefferson, Café Vermilionville, and ...

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Chef Gus Martin: A shining culinary star and author

Long before he became a top chef, New Orleans native Gus Martin had a passion for cooking, something he learned as a toddler while spending time in his grandmother’s kitchen in the Ninth Ward. His mother was also in the restaurant biz. Martin began working at world-famous Commander’s Palace at age 14, when former executive chef Paul Prudhomme took the youngster under his wing and showed him the tricks of the trade. Three years later, Martin left ...

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