- Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75 Updated: Oct-09-15 3:57 am
NEW ORLEANS - At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.
- Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients Updated: Oct-08-15 5:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS - At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.
- Hamburgers might be on the menu for Russian cosmonauts Updated: Oct-08-15 11:07 am
MOSCOW - Hamburgers could soon be debuting on Russian menus in space.
- Company opens facility to process Asian carp Updated: Oct-07-15 4:04 am
FARMINGTON, Kentucky - A new Kentucky company is creating several dozen jobs in western Kentucky and turning the invasive Asian carp into a wholesale foods business.
- India resumes sending food, fuel to shortage-stricken Nepal Updated: Sep-30-15 9:11 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Indian trucks carrying food and fuel began trickling into Nepal on Wednesday, a welcomed development for a nation grappling with shortages caused by a blockade during protests against the country's new constitution.
- 38th annual Norsk Hostfest getting underway in Minot Updated: Sep-28-15 10:33 am
MINOT, North Dakota - The 38th annual Norsk Hostfest opens its doors this week with Norwegian dignitaries, Scandinavian chefs and Viking re-enactors, but also a Celtic band that could be the hit of the festival.
- American cuisine with Chinese flavors on state dinner menu Updated: Sep-24-15 10:59 am
WASHINGTON - Guests at Friday's White House state dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) will dine on wild mushroom soup, Maine lobster and Colorado lamb.
- Obama welcomes 2nd Chinese president for state dinner Updated: Sep-24-15 8:15 am
WASHINGTON - China will get its second state dinner with President Barack Obama when its president, Xi Jinping, visits the White House Friday. The question is, how will the United States make this shindig different from the last one.