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Turkey Talk


Thanksgiving turkey is a beloved American dish served only once a year. Unfortuantely, since it's only served once a year, lots of us don't have too much experience cooking these birds. So, we truened to Chef Jason Klutts of Cane & Table for some pointers on taming the beast.


Today In NOLA: 8.31.15


Don’t let the Monday blues get you down! Today in Nola, find Gretchen Peters rocking at Chickie Wah Wah or catch the chilling play Flowers in the Attic at the Old Marquer. Phoenix, a dark movie about a concentration camp survivor, is showing at Prytania Theater, and the Southern Food and Beverage Museum is going to be Cooking Up A Storm! On this day in 1922, the New Orleans Rhythm Kings recorded "Tiger Rag." Now, more to do this Monday. 


Six Beers and the Truth

Chef Ron Duprat Talks Haiti and NOLA



Having seen the spirits of New Orleans loosen even the tightest of tongues, your author was inspired to begin interviewing interesting people after a few libations. 'Six Beers and the Truth' is a series wherein the interviewee has enjoyed six beers before giving the interview. While some are emotional, some are funny and some are shocking...they are all candid and honest. Please enjoy 'Six Beers And The Truth with Top Chef Ron Duprat."


Bird Words

Whole Foods Talks Turkey With NoDef



Thanksgiving isn’t affectionately called Turkey Day for no reason. The bird has been part of the holiday going all the way back to the first Thanksgiving in 1621. While it isn’t certain whether the Pilgrims and the Native Americans actually feasted on the fowl, it is certain that millions of Americans will be eating turkey this Thanksgiving. The stress of cooking it is enough to ruffle anyone’s feathers. Here are some tips and tricks to cook the tasty bird that will be enough to impress even the most difficult of mother-in-laws.


Rolling on the River

Downriver Fest Returns to Old US Mint



Pop over to the Old U.S. Mint this Saturday to peep the Downriver: The Mighty Mississippi River Festival. The free festival celebrating the bend in the river is returning for a second year. From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friends of the Cabildo, in collaboration with the French Market, invite the public to a themed event celebrating culture and life on the crescent of muddy waters that have formed the cradle of New Orleans history. This year’s theme is coffee and bananas, which will be discussed in lectures and cooking shows scheduled throughout the day.


Lunchtime Fire Cooks Part of Napoleon Ave. House


A cooking accident caused a fire at a Fontainbleau home on Tuesday afternoon. The fire, which occurred at a house near the corner of Fontainbleau Dr. and Napoleon Ave., was under control within 30 minutes, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. No one was injured in the blaze.


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