St. Landry Parish elementary and middle school talented visual art students displayed their talents Friday afternoon with a gallery display featured at the Opelousas Museum and Interpretative Center.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 21 for a good time in historic Grand Coteau. And it’s all for a good cause.
Upcoming Progams at Opelousas Museum and Opelousas Library.
Festival of Words is on the road, holding readings in different locations. This month’s event takes place in Arnaudville!
Yams from St. Landry Parish being loaded on an airplane to be delivered to Jimmy Davis, Louisiana’s Governor who was a special guest for the first Yambilee Festival held on October 9-10, 1946.
The DeLuxe Café, owned by the Etienne Daigle family, operated in downtown Opelousas during the 1930s and beyond.
CAROLA LILLIE HARTLEYContributing Writer Eunice’s World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-off Contest is set for Sunday, March 27, 2022, from 10am to 4pm. One of the most unique and enjoyable events in St. Landry Parish, the cook-off will be held at the Northwest Pavilion at 651 Samuel Drive in Eunice. Each participating team will sell their Read More…
On a beautiful, bright Saturday morning St. Landry Now explored the Exit 11 Yard Sale in Sunset.
Zydeco accordionist and band leader Brandon Ledet leads the Zydeco Capital Jam from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
For several years Frank’s Liquor Store, now Frank’s Poboys, held a Mardi Gras Ball and Parade in Opelousas.
If you are looking for something different and enjoyable to cook for a holiday or celebration, you may want to try this recipe.
I had the pleasure of sampling a grilled chicken salad at Wednesday’s Opelousas Kiwanis Club weekly meeting. I arrived at the meeting just minutes before James Levier arrived with the plate lunches with all the trimmings. James is one half of Jimmy’s Party Service a catering business started about ten years ago with his brother, Read More…
or many, many years I have made spaghetti sauce. Sometimes it is strictly Italian style, and other times it is more like the Cajun Spaghetti Sauce that my mother made.
Our household loves vegetables, and one of the favorites is Zucchini. We’re always looking for a new way to fix them. Here is one that we recently created and is now a favorite Zucchini recipe. It is delicious and makes a beautiful presentation. Stuffed Zucchini Boats 4 medium Zucchini (cut in half) 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin Read More…
French Table at Le Vieux Village happens Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the Whiteville School House which is located in Le Vieux Village at 828 E. Landry Street in Opelousas.
The reopening of the Opelousas Museum Dec. 28 represents an exciting venture for newly-appointed director Patrice Melnick, who told city officials recently that she understands the value of the exhibits she oversees and the challenges that have been encountered preparing the building for public viewing.
The famous Bar-B-Que prepared by Amos Daniels was a real treat in Opelousas for many years. Daniels, pictured in this photograph, had lines of cars waiting on Sunday mornings to pick up a plate of his food. He was known throughout the Opelousas area for his great Bar-b-Que. As his customers said, “it was all about the sauce” that he used to baste his famous cooking. Besides the Bar-B-Que, people raved about the rice dressing, baked beans and potato salad he prepared as sides on the plate.
Tom and Eula Morris Savoie (1926-2010) opened Savoie’s Grocery on the old Port Barre Road east of Opelousas in 1949. They purchased the store so Eula could work and still care for her growing family.
Opelousas native Chef Marty Cosgrove is leaving his mark on the culinary world. Early in life Chef Marty had a love for food preparation, and at age four he could recite a soup recipe.
Sometimes I just feel like making brownies. That is so true when the weather is gloomy, and I need a little “pick me up,” so to speak. On those kind of days, I have a special brownie recipe I use that I will share with you today. But first, I want to explain a little something about the dessert we call a Brownies.
food. I was nine years old at that time, and I have been cooking ever since.
But before we get to the candy making, let’s talk about the name Heavenly Hash. Where did that name come from? Growing up in Louisiana, many of us will remember the name from our childhood, and into the present day.