Programs by Genre - Foodways

1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Capitol Park Museum, First Floor Meeting Room
Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Wendy Atkins-Sayre explores how food serves as a rhetorical catalyst for discussion in a culture that loves to eat, share, and talk.  


All cooking demonstrations are located in the Cooking Demonstration Tent.

11:15 a.m. to Noon
Skinny Louisiana…in the Kitchen
Shelly Marie Redmond

12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Grandma’s Traveling Kitchen: A Cooking Demo for Kids
Abbie “Gail” Gauthier

1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Cajun Karl’s Cook’n Adventures
Karl Breaux

2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
My Modern American Table: Recipes for Inspired Home Cooks
Chef Shaun O’Neale, Season 7 Champion of MasterChef
Chef O’Neale’s appearance made possible, in part, with the assistance of Cajun Karl and Associated Grocers of Baton Rouge.

3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Fonville Winans Cookbook
Cynthia LeJeune Nobles and Melinda Risch Winans


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