Thanksgiving Eats – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

This week on Louisiana Eats , we gather around the table to delve into Thanksgiving traditions old and new. We hear about an unlikely culinary partnership between cookbook author Brandon Schultz and his cat, Lucy Schultz Osenlund, who collaborated on a cookbook called Cooking for Two Your Cat and You, a collection of recipes that will appeal to both man and man s best feline friend.Brandon tells us how he and Lucy celebrate something we re calling Catsgiving. Then, we speak with Mark Latter, owner of Tujague s Restaurant, to learn about the Thanksgiving Day traditions of New Orleans second oldest restaurant. Serving roughly 600 diners at their Thanksgiving dinner for decades, Tujague s has become a staple of the New Orleans holiday season. Next, we visit with Sarah Roahen, author of Gumbo Tales, who endeavored to make the late, great Paul Prudhomme s legendary turducken recipe in her home kitchen. We also hear the origin story of Spinach Madeleine from its creator, Madeleine Wright. A recipe originally published in the Junior League of Baton Rouge s cookbook, River Road Recipes, Madeleine s dish has been a sensation across the country since 1959. And we join Windowsill Pies owners Marielle Dupr