The Nice Lady Who Ran The Bean Madness Competition At Shank Charcuterie

We have no idea what Cheezy Cajun put in their red beans and rice at the Beans Madness shootout held at Shank Charcuterie last week. Nor do we want to find out.

Suffice to say, Frady’s One Stop bested the newcomers and has now advanced to the Sweet 16 round of ‘Beans Madness’

Ethyl and Dorothy (RIP) are smiling down from heaven right now. Those two old gals authored the recipe that has powered Joe Frady’s weekly kettles of red beans and rice for over 40 years.

Interview with Joe Frady

Maybe we’ll see y’all out this Sunday?

Sunday March 25th

Frady’s vs. Three Muses

Nola Tilth (1312 France St) – 2 to 4 pm

John Shelton Reed Is Coming To Louisiana

John Shelton Reed is coming to Louisiana to speak on barbecue. The grand old man of southern barbecue letters has spent the last 50 years establishing his bonafides. In 2009 his book ‘Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue’ was released to wide acclaim, and helped cement his reputation as an authority on cooking meat with fire. Continue Reading