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December 2017

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Paul Kieu

Coffee and fresh boudin are on everyone’s breath as the weekly auction gets underway. Read more

People & Places

The collapse of the Louisiana deer population Read more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Jamie Brown and Sydney Harkins cater with charisma Read more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Schmitt, an LSU English instructor, creates the captivating melodies and clever lyrical narratives that fill his two full-length albums, the most recent of which, Unraveling, was released this past June Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Eugenia Uhl

It started with Biggie Smalls. On my Instagram feed, amid restaurant specials and pouting babies, I spied a work-in-progress needlepoint canvas portrait of the deceased rapper. Read more

House & Home

Growing up in a blended Lebanese family in Louisiana, I have always been curious: Just why is there such a large Lebanese population in Louisiana? Read more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Beefy bites Read more

Recipes

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Lucie Monk Carter

Lebanese shortbread Read more

Recipes

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Lucie Monk Carter

Straight from the Czech churches of Texas Read more

Recipes

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Wikimedia user Ludek

A recipe from Dorothy Zabcik Read more

Recipes

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Witt Duncan

The painted churches of Texas are Catholic houses of worship, built by Czech, German, and Polish settlers among others. Some of the finest examples are concentrated in an area just north and west of Houston. Read more

Getaways

The merchants who sold items to police that Sunday—December 9, 1973—had done so in violation of Mississippi’s “blue law,” a 150-year-old law that restricted what businesses could sell on the Lord’s Day. Read more

History

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Cheryl Gerber

Lilian Hovey-King kept her family going during the Depression by mixing and selling perfumes, at first from home and later from a shop in the French Quarter. Read more

People & Places

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Wendy Billiott

He glides and gallops, too Read more

Knowing Nature

Francis Pavy got into printmaking because he wanted to reproduce his paintings. “But I was a horrible printer,” he admitted. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Andrea Matherne

The St. Francisville series that served as inspiration for Country Roads Supper Club Read more

Supper Club

Author and journalist Walter Isaacson will teach at Tulane University Read more

Literature

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Witt Duncan

Travel, downsizing, and finding photographic gold close to home Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Marianna Massey Photography

Our 2014 Small Town Chefs Cody and Samantha Carroll will star in a Food Network show Read more

Restaurants