Ragin’ Cajun owner continues parents’ legacy of helping storm victims

Ragin’ Cajun owner continues parents’ legacy of helping storm victims
Anybody who has passed the Ragin’ Cajun booth at the State Fair has likely seen a crowd … Wrenn and his crew cooked meals and served food to the hundreds of volunteers with the mission. “We feed them breakfast and send out a boxed lunch and a …
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Louisiana chef Prudhomme, who helped popularize Cajun food, dies at 75
(Reuters) – Celebrated Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme, who helped popularize Cajun and Creole cuisine like jambalaya, blackened redfish and gumbo in the United States and worldwide, has died at age 75, a representative from his New Orleans restaurant said …
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5 Cities With Amazing Vegetarian Food (and 5 Cities You’ll Want to Avoid)
Fifth on the list of the best vegetarian cities is L.A. Vegetarian and vegan food is easy to come by in a city notorious … This doesn’t come as a big surprise; the Louisiana city is known for its Cajun cuisine like jambalaya (filled with chicken …
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Latest Cajun Foods News

Cajun food coming to the Twin Cities
NORMAL — Whether as a lawyer or a restaurant owner, it’s all about finding a niche. In Scott Vogelmeier’s case, the niche is Cajun cuisine. Vogelmeier, 51, of Bloomington, plans to bring a J. Gumbo’s franchise to a vacancy at 706 S. Main St …
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Food Recall
Consumers and retailers should look for the following label information to determine if they have recalled product in their possession: Shore Lunch “Fish Breading/Batter Mix – Cajun Style … to this type of food poisoning. It can take up to three …
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Lost Cajun: Louisiana food comes to Greenville
The Lost Cajun is a chain that picked Greenville for its first store in the Carolinas and its location — in the new development next to Earth Fare off Pelham Road — makes it a convenient destination. Cajun food is considered the Everyman cuisine of …
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Cajun Cooking: History and Ingredients

Cajun Cooking: History and Ingredients
To really understand the roots of Cajun food today, we must look back to the 16th and 17th centuries when the new Acadian arrivals from France were perplexed at some of the unusual foods at their disposal. The Acadians brought their extraordinary …
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Real Cajun Food, From Swamp to City
IN a back room at his elegant restaurant, Herbsaint, the chef Donald Link has a conventional office filled with electronic devices, a photograph of his wife and children and four nondescript black swivel chairs. There’s just one maniacal touch: his sausage …
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Iconic Cajun food company celebrates 60 years
Eula Savoie started a business 60 years ago selling sausages made from a hand-operated meat grinder. Since then, it’s become a regionally known business delivering some of the best of Cajun cuisine to the world. Savoie’s Sausage and Food Products is …
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cusineKrispy Krunchy Chicken and Ramen in the 99 Ranch Market Food Court
Krispy Krunchy Chicken is located in the food court on the east side of the building along … Both the Missus and I thought a more aggressive Cajun seasoning would make this a bit better. Much like Kirbie, I couldn’t help but make the comparison to …
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Cajun vs. Creole: Do you know the difference?
“It was the intermarriage of cultures taking place during the 18th and 19th century that created a new group of people,” says John Folse, award-winning chef and author of “The Encyclopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine.” “This intermarriage led to the …
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Secrets of Creole and Cajun Food
Outsiders may know the food as being Creole…or is it Cajun? Does it matter? Aren’t they the same thing? It can be very confusing. While the two styles of cooking share a lot of ingredients and flavors, they are distinct from each other. Both are …
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Cajun vs. Creole Food – What is the Difference?

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Louisiana’s food is steeped with historical influences including Cajun and Creole cuisines. Learn what differentiates Cajun and Creole food. Compared to Louisiana, other states have it easy. Sure, Louisiana is home of the “Big Easy” and the locals are …
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Dominica says get ready for World Creole Music Festival
This family-oriented event features Creole food and music daily, beginning at midday and continuing until 7:00pm. That builds up to the big event “World Creole Music Festival” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday, October 28, you can totally …
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A History of Creole and Cajun Food in Louisiana
Welcome to AMERICAN MOSAIC in VOA Special English. The state of Louisiana is widely … The family-owned Galatoire’s restaurant has been serving fine Creole food in the French Quarter since nineteen oh five. Its specialties include Trout Marguery.
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Bacon, fried foods and Spam top the trends in the 2016 new foods list … then finished off with cheese and green onions. At Ragin Cajun, in The Garden, west wall. (Courtesy of Minnesota State Fair) Iron Range Meat & Potatoes – A hearty portion of …
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Here’s the list of the 2016 Minnesota State Fair’s new foods
The new foods of the 2016 Minnesota State Fair may not all be on sticks … then finished off with cheese and green onions. At Ragin Cajun. A hearty portion of seasoned beef with a layer of cheddar cheese, topped with mashed potatoes, baked, and drizzled …
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Dollywood Cajun Mix Recalled for Possible Listeria
The recalled product is Dollywood Cajun Mix in a 9 ounce clear bag with the Dollywood … If you ate any of this product, watch yourself for the symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes food poisoning for the next 70 days. They include severe headache, high …
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Fat Tuesday: Cajun & Creole cuisine around Indianapolis for Mardi Gras

cusineFat Tuesday: Cajun & Creole cuisine around Indianapolis for Mardi Gras
And some right here at RTV6 swear by it. Menu and more, right here. Cajun Cafe Express Want some Cajun-y, Creole-y flavors but don’t have much time (or cash) on hand? Here’s the “fast food” option for you today: Cajun Cafe Express inside the Castleton …
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New Orleans’s 93-Year-Old Chef Is Still Shaping Creole Cuisine
Outside Dooky Chase Restaurant. All photos by Rebecca Ratliff. Inside the New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase, the hallway from the dining room to the kitchen is left open to customers’ prying eyes. If they’re lucky, as they get up for another plate of …
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Cajun vs. Creole: Do you know the difference?
Just in time for Mardi Gras, south Louisiana’s most popular celebration, here’s a look at the two cuisines that make that region the food destination it is today. Born out of 18th- and 19th-century colonization and immigration, Creole cuisine is a result …
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Washington Avenue restaurant trades casual Cajun for refined Southern fare

cusineWashington Avenue restaurant trades casual Cajun for refined Southern fare
Located in the former home of Woodrows Heights (previously Mardi Gras Grill and Floyd’s Cajun Kitchen), the restaurant has undergone a transformation from casual Cajun to more refined Southern. (Update: The opened has been changed to October 22.).
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Eagles’ Bennie Logan attracting the right kind of attention
“Besides family, that’s one thing I miss. I miss the spices and the seasoning in home-cooked meals. There’s no Cajun food up here. There’s no seasoning in food. It’s all bland. I have to do a lot of cooking myself if I want to get that kind of home …
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Readers respond: Chains stores and eateries readers want to see in Jacksonville
Don’s Seafood — You could pluck out Copelands, and the offerings from this Cajun/creole restaurant chain would be a HUGE improvement. 7. Donato’s Pizza — currently franchising, interested in a partnership? I would half the cost with you. Just kidding …
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What’s Cooking: Borel’s Cajun and Creole Cookery

cusineWhat’s Cooking: Borel’s Cajun and Creole Cookery
An Indianapolis family that spent years celebrating New Orleans traditions in their home by cooking for family and friends has found success with their own restaurant. Borel’s Cajun and Creole Cookery is located on the Indianapolis north side. It’s …
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At Cajun boucherie in St. Bernard, hands-on feast gives ‘farm-to-table’ new
Knowing your food – where it comes from and how it got to you – is a mantra of the modern culinary ethos. A traditional boucherie gets right to the heart of it, starting with a hog that’s walking around at the start of the day and turned into a Cajun …
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Dixie Poché honors old-time groceries, bakeries with new Cajun Country cookbook
Poché honors these family owned groceries, bakeries and restaurants — many of which still operate today — in her new book, “Classic Eateries of Cajun Country.” The Lafayette travel and corporate writer focuses on 13 parishes in Acadiana plus local …
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