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How Do You Red Bean, LOLIS ERIC ELIE?

New Orleans is a place for storytellers.  Ask anyone there, or even one outside of the city who simply loves it, and they’ll have some anecdote for you about the Crescent City.  The story can be about the food, the music, or the culture.  It can be a comedy, a tragedy, or an autobiography f…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Cajun Jambalaya

Throwback Thursday is the popular thing to do on all the social media sites.  But instead of torturing you with old photos of me, I thought I would share some of my favorite “old” recipes from the old RedBeansAndEric.WordPress website.  You can hopefully see my camera skills have s…

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How Do You Red Bean, RAY “DR. RACKLE” WILLIAMS?

The word “griot” (gree-oh) comes from West African tribes and is a member of a group of traveling poets, musicians, or storytellers who maintain a tradition of oral history. They entertain with stories, poems, songs, and dance. A teacher of sorts.
Raymond Williams was born and …