Food, Glorious Food

My parents were both good cooks, and my six siblings and I ate well growing up: chicken gumbo, breaded veal cutlets with red beans and rice, stuffed mirlitions, eggplant casserole, crawfish bisque, boiled shrimp and crabs, etc. For certain meals, however, like fried chicken, a kid had to move quickly …

It’s All About Boudin

There’s a lector at our church with a strange accent. For months my wife and I listened carefully as he read the epistles, trying to figure out where he was from. One day we mentioned our curiosity to another congregant and were shocked to discover that Danny, like us, is …

Food, Glorious Food!

My parents were both good cooks, and my six siblings and I ate well growing up: chicken gumbo, breaded veal cutlets with red beans and rice, stuffed mirlitions, eggplant casserole, crawfish bisque, boiled shrimp and crabs, etc. For certain meals, however, like fried chicken, a kid had to move quickly …