The Cajun And

CAJUN AND CREOLE CUISINE
CAJUN AND CREOLE CUISINE
CAJUN AND CREOLE CUISINE Cajun and Creole cooking are recognized as part of the best Americaís oldest and richest regional cuisines. These cultures have their history dating back 300 years ago. The roots of these styles came from the European cuisine, French, German and Spanish, and also from the African people. Cajun country, also called Acadiana, runs 300 miles aprox. from the marshes of the Gulf coast to Texas and includes the inland prairies, accounting for almost one-third of Louisiana. Th
Heavens Prisoners
Heavens Prisoners
Heavenís Prisoners Heavenís Prisoners. By James Lee Burke. (New York, New York.) Pocket Books, 1988. 274 pp. In James Lee Burkeís novel, Heavenís Prisoners, the reader sees how two people who grow up in the same small cajun town environment during the same time period can grow up to be so different. One man becomes a criminal based in the large city of New Orleans. The other man ends up a retired police officer in New Iberia with a lessthanperfect employment record who sells bait and rents boa
Sins of the Fathers
Sins of the Fathers
Sins of the Fathers With mysterious murders happening about New Orleans, only on person can help stop this lurking evil. In the novel Sins of the Fathers, author Jane Jenson tells the tale of an ordinary person whoís put into a world that even he, the hero, canít comprehend. Jane Jenson is just a budding author but her writing techniques outshadow many best-selling authors of today. Her characterizations are highly acclaimed in this, her first novel. Sins of the Fathers takes place in New Orlean
Ch12 Paul Whiteman1890-1967 a classically trained violinist and violis
Ch12 Paul Whiteman1890-1967 a classically trained violinist and violis
Ch.12 Paul Whiteman(1890-1967)= a classically trained violinist and violist who adored jazz but lacked the gift to emulate the uninhibited improvisations of the jazz musicians he admired, formed a dance band in the early twenties that played jazzy arrangements of popular and even classical melodies. Blues = a black vocal folk music, began as vocal (largely instrumental). Classical blues = based on 3 lines of text. Wild wame donít do the blues. Urban Blues = blues pieces written for publication
Janis Joplin A Biography
Janis Joplin A Biography
Janis Joplin: A Biography ďI gotta go on doiní it the way I see it... I got no choice but to take it like I see it. Iím here to have a party while Iím on this earth... Iím gettiní it now, today. I donít even know where Iím gonna be twenty years from now, so Iím just gonna keep on rockiní, cause if I start saving up bits and pieces of me... man, there ainít gonna be nothing left for Janis. -- Janis Joplin, 1967 (excerpt from David Daltonís Janis) This is exactly how Janis lived her life - one bi
New Orleans Jazz Band Dag
New Orleans Jazz Band Dag
New Orleans Jazz Band: Dag They have a word down South to describe the way you feel when your packed into a crowded dive at 1:00 AM, where the cigarette smoke is so thick it makes its own weather; and the waitress is slinging bourbon and Fritos while some bad-ass Jazz Funk band rocks the house as hard as Blue Ridge granite, and the sweat flows down from the stage like the cloudy waters of Pamlico Sound. There's a word for how you feel when you hear live Jazzy-funk music so sweet and hot, you ju
The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings To some it is more than a sport, it is a passion. To most it is known as cockfighting, but to the passionate, it is known as the quest for Machismo (Jasper 157). This passion, for cockers, is much the same as the passion that goes into breeders of any animal who show them. The cocks are treated like kings, getting all the food and nourishment they can handle. They are groomed and made to look nice like all other show animals because, to the cocker, a good looking, healthy