Shawntelle Pierce

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Six Christmas feast recipes

In Denmark we have the feast, the tree, and the presents on Christmas Eve. The 25th and 26th are times for Christmas lunch, and that is a big deal in my family. One of my earliest memories of Christmas lunch was in the house of my grandparents, <i>mormor</i> and <i>morfar</i> (mother’s mother and mother’s father). …

Christmas Eve

Laverne Cox Cast as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in Fox's 'Rocky Horror' Remake

Fox's upcoming remake of the horror-comedy-musical cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" just booked the perfect star: Laverne Cox, who will play Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the telepic.<p>The role was originated by Tim Curry, who played Frank-N-Furter -- a self-described "sweet transvestite" -- in …

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Fox’s ‘Rocky Horror’ Taps Laverne Cox as Frank-N-Furter

Fox’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” has invited Laverne Cox to come up to its lab. The “Orange is the New Black” actress has been cast as the sexually …

How "Orange Is the New Black" Author Piper Kerman Became a Prison Activist

"There are a lot of people in our prisons and jails who simply don't belong there."<p>By now, millions of people are familiar with the Emmy-award winning Netflix series <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> and its wide-eyed protagonist Piper Chapman. At its best, the show not only delves into how prison changes …

Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies

Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's businesses, told The Associated Press that he died early Thursday after a brief illness.<p>Prudhomme became prominent in the early 1980s, soon after opening K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, a French Quarter diner that served the meals of his childhood. He had no …

New Orleans

The Unsung New Orleans Cocktail to Drink All Fall

<i>John Besh shows us a New Orleans cocktail that’ll scoot the Sazerac as your go-to fall drink.</i><p>The Vieux Carre cocktail was invented in the same New Orleans bar as the Sazerac—and has many of the same qualities as its beloved brethren: <b>It’s strong, stirred, served on the rocks, rye-based, and has a</b> …

New Orleans

Willie Mae Seaton of Willie Mae's Scotch House dies at 99 | NOLA.com

Willie Mae Seaton, who for decades ran Willie Mae's Scotch House on St. Ann Street in New Orleans, died Friday (Sept. 18). The restaurant was, for …

5 New Orleans Festivals You Should Visit (That Aren't Mardi Gras)

By Mary Walker Baus<p>Despite the swampy heat and humidity, the people of New Orleans don't sweat the small stuff. Instead, they let the good times roll throughout the year celebrating any and everything they can. From cultural celebrations to culinary creations, New Orleans has a festival for every …

New Orleans is still vulnerable to another big storm

As it approached New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina was one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the northern Gulf of Mexico. By the time it swept past the city and hammered the Mississippi coast, the storm had weakened.<p>Unfortunately, the defenses protecting New Orleans had also weakened. …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day