Jay Ducote is a chef, writer, speaker, entertainer and hugger based out of Baton Rouge, LA. He’s got a long bio, but to keep it short, he was a finalist on Food Network Star in 2015 and does big things in the food and beverage world. He runs a culinary media company called Bite & Booze … More How Do You Red Bean, JAY DUCOTE?
Carnival season means two things: King Cakes and Professor Carl Nivale. For over 20 years Professor Carl Nivale has appeared on WWL-TV as the morning show’s Mardi Gras expert. He covers everything from the historical aspects of carnival along with trivia, facts and stories. The professor has become the New Orleans carnival historian and go-to … More Professor Carl Nivale, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?
In 2008, Devin Meyers had an idea: he wanted to celebrate red beans and rice and its cultural impact on New Orleans. He invited some friends over and convinced them that having a red bean parade would be just the way to do it. They all agreed and the Krewe of Red Beans was born. Devin … More Devin De Wulf, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?
Of course red beans and rice are good, but did you know just how good they are for you? They’re a great source of fiber (a single cup offers 16 grams). They’re good for your heart (they help reduce cholesterol levels). Red beans are also an excellent source of protein, energy-boosting carbs, iron, magnesium, vitamin B1, … More Peppery Red Beans and Rice That’s Healthy-ish