A Louisiana Christmas: Heritage Recipes and Hometown Celebrations

A Louisiana Christmas: Heritage Recipes and Hometown Celebrations

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A Louisiana Christmas: Heritage Recipes and Hometown Celebrations by Carol Stubbs, Nancy Rust

Savor the flavors of the season with the recipes and traditions in this delectable, luscious guide to holiday celebrations in the Pelican State. Tour the festivities of each region, from the stunning Annual Christmas Bonfire Party at Oak Alley Plantation to the music, food, and fun of Noel Acadien au Village in Lafayette. Stunning photographs accompany descriptions of events and destinations.

Louisiana chefs, restaurants, and home cooks have contributed their favorite recipes, including hors d'oeuvres, sweet and savory breads, soups, sides, entrées, and desserts. Every cook, from beginners to expert chefs, will enjoy creating time-honored dishes such as Turkey, Oyster, and Smoked Sausage Gumbo; Shrimp and Andouille Cassoulet; and Simply Delicious Praline Cookies. Lagniappe-a little something extra-fills the pages: recipes for beverages and dressings to accompany the meal, family activities, history of various traditions, and suggested menus make this collection of Christmas heritage a family favorite.

Carol Stubbs earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Louisiana State University and her master's in education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. A former teacher, she has been a freelance writer for more than thirty years. Nancy Rust received her bachelor's degree in English from Western Kentucky University and her master's and specialist degrees in education from Louisiana State University. She taught reading for twenty-five years in Kentucky, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona. Stubbs and Rust both live near Lafayette, Louisiana, with their families.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984016808
Publisher: Copper Iris Books
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Carol Stubbs, a freelance writer for more than thirty years, earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Louisiana State University and her master's in education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She was an editor of Acadiana LifeStyle for three years and was the longtime editor of a bi-annual bridal guide. A former teacher, Stubbs regularly contributes to local publications and tourism guides.

Nancy Rust taught reading for twenty-five years in Kentucky, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Western Kentucky University and her master's and specialist degrees in education from Louisiana State University. Rust has written several children's books, is an accomplished poet, and has had fiction published in the Jubilee Anthology.

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