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  • Good Friday demand for crawfish 'boiling over' at BR restaurants check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 3, 2015 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Lent draws to a close, the demand for a must-have Louisiana delicacy has reached fever pitch with several popular seafood stops running out of crawfish on Good Friday. Tony's Seafood , a longtime Baton Rouge seafood staple, reportedly ran out of their supply of live... more »
  • Get GOing with Istrouma Baptist Church check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 7:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lent is a great time to serve others, and that's exactly what they're doing this weekend at Istrouma Baptist Church for "GO Day ." Dwayne Pitre stopped by 2une In Monday morning to talk about all of the great services that GO Day provides. "Service... more »
  • St. Joseph Hospice hosts annual Altar next week check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 12, 2015 7:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - St. Patrick is not the only saint being celebrated in Baton Rouge this week. It is also time to honor St. Joseph, one of the patron saints of Italy with a tradition of faith and food. It's time for the St. Joseph Altar, presented by St. Joseph... more »
  • Needy of Greater Baton Rouge begins Easter drive check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lent is the time to serve the poor and needy. Tim and Tracy Arceneaux stopped by 2une In to explain how you can get in the giving spirit and donate to the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge. "It brings tears to your eyes to see that... more »
  • Restaurants stocked up ahead of first Friday of Lent check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday of Lent, and restaurants throughout the area were prepped and stocked up on seafood to meet the insatiable demand. Boiled, sautéed or fried to perfection, it's a top choice for those forgoing meet due to observance of the Catholic institution of Lent.... more »
  • St. James Gumbo: The perfect recipe for Lent check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 20, 2015 7:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's the first Friday in Lent, which means it's time for a Baton Rouge Lenten tradition. They'll start serving gumbo today at St. James Episcopal Church. It's served every Friday during Lent from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 205 North 4th Street in downtown Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Mardi Gras ends: Last revelers sent home, trash swept up

    February 18, 2015 3:19 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mardi Gras 2015 is officially over. At the stroke of midnight, New Orleans police on horseback cleared out the French Quarter's last tipsy revelers, closing out "Carnival" season. After the last Mardi Gras parade, city crews were sweeping up mounds of trash and plastic beads strewn across... more »
  • Cool Schools: St. Thomas More Play Video

    February 17, 2015 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Mardi Gras is celebrated in Many different ways throughout Louisiana. Whether it's chasing chickens or riding floats, people say it's great for the community to come together and celebrate the season. The same can be said about St. Thomas More Catholic School in Baton Rouge. Their... more »
  • Restaurants stock up for Lent, seafood prices high check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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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