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  • Restaurants stock up for Lent, seafood prices high Play Video

    March 6, 2014 10:11 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter is observed by Catholics as a time to reflect and repent. It's also a time to fast from certain luxuries and meat on Fridays. Restaurants are busy preparing specials to accommodate those observing, and stocking up on supplies.... more »
  • Carnival season gives way to penance Play Video

    March 5, 2014 8:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Another Mardi Gras is in the books, but the Lenten season is just beginning. Watch the video to find out when and where you can celebrate this Ash Wednesday. We will have more on WBRZ News2 at Noon. more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 Play Video

    February 13, 2013 6:16 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 - It may be worse to be the first born when it comes to getting diabetes. A study from New Zealand says the first-born child can't absorb sugars into the body as well as its... more »
  • Lent, seafood seasons officially begin Play Video

    February 13, 2013 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today marks the start of Lent, a time when those who observe will cutting back on meat. As a result, places like Tony's Seafood are prepared with additional orders. "It's going to be busy through the whole Lenten season," said co-owner of Tony's Seafood, Bill... more »
  • Mardi Gras debauchery gives way to Lent

    February 13, 2013 8:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The glitz and glamour of Mardi Gras has ended, with thousands of costumed revelers preparing to give up the Carnival season's celebrations for the start of Lent on Wednesday. Churches around largely Catholic south Louisiana scheduled Masses at which priests would dot or cross the foreheads of... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Shrimp Breaux Bridge

    March 3, 2010 5:57 AM

    To make the Spicy Cream Sauce: ¾ teaspoon cajun seasoning 1 cup alfredo sauce (your favorite brand) 1. In a mixing bowl, combine seasoning with the alfredo sauce. 2. Allow the sauce to "rest" for 30 minutes before using, allowing the spices to rehydrate. To Cook: ½ oz . corn... more »
  • Baton Rouge Lenten tradition under way

    February 26, 2010 11:03 AM

    St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge is serving up a Lenten tradition - gumbo. Hundreds of people lined up at the church hall, which has been transformed into a gumbo hall, to get a taste of this famous Lenten recipe. On Fridays during Lent, volunteers serve up... more »
  • Chef of the Month - Heirloom Tomato, Lobster, and Crab Salad

    February 17, 2010 5:14 AM

    1/4 cup minced celery 1/2 cup shallots 2 cups mascarpone 2 cups mayo 1/2 cup fresh corn 1/2 cup sliced chives 1/2 T black pepper 1/2 T salt 1tsp lemon zest 1 tsp white pepper 1 tsp granulated garlic 1 pound lobster meat 1 pound crab meat Mix all ingredients... more »

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