GONZALES- In Ascension Parish, a plan to expand grounds at Houmas House Plantation were denied.
The Planning Commission says the plan violated some laws already in place, that don't include an exception for historical sites.
Last month, the developer claimed two members of the board were extorting him... more »
GONZALES- The back and forth battle continues over an Ascension Parish plantation home. Planning and Zoning Commissioners Daniel Satterlee and Milton Clouatre were silent while their attorney laid out their side of the story. The pair are accused of threatening to halt the Houmas House development, if developer Kevin Kelly... more »
DARROW- One man claims his attempt to grow a historic property turned into blackmail in Ascension Parish.
The rift between the owner of the Houmas House Plantation and two planning commissioners came to head this week.
The grounds at Houmas House are in-line for a bed and... more »
For Lamb 2 Boneless Lamb loins (about 10 oz. each) 1/2 cup Community coffee (room temperature) Salt and pepper 1 tbs olive oil Generously season the lamb on all sides with salt and pepper. Place in a vacuum bag with with Community Coffee and vacuum-seal. Cook in water bath of... more »
6 duck breasts Salt and pepper to taste 1 T olive oil Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Season the duck breast with salt and pepper. In a large sauté pan, over medium heat, add olive oil. Add the duck breast, skin side down. Sear for 6 minutes. Flip... more »
1 cup olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped bell peppers 1 cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped garlic 1 cup flour 1 cup Steen's cane syrup ¼ cup curry powder 2 quarts crawfish stock 1 14 oz. can of unsweetened pumpkin 2 cups fresh corn kernels 1... more »
Ingredients: 4 medium Pears, peeled 3 cup Red wine 1/2 cup Sugar 1 Cinnamon Stick 1 Tablespoon Brandy (optional) Place all ingredients (except brandy if used) in a small saucepan. Simmer the pears until just soft, about 15 minutes. Remove the pears with a slotted spoon. Place in a bowl... more »