Features

Gourmet Galley: The day after Thanksgiving is a pretty big deal too

Advocate file photo  --  A New Orleans favorite, Turkey Poulet, uses leftover Thanksgiving  turkey and ham, plus bacon. A cheesy sauce and onions go atop the meat.

As you sit there savoring the slices of tender, juicy turkey on Thanksgiving Day, is there an idea in your mind how good some of that will be on a sandwich on Friday? Most of us look forward to Thanksgiving leftovers,… Continue reading →

Food & Restaurants

What a Crock: Slow-cooked Cornish hens perfect for small groups

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS  --  Not expecting a crowd for Thanksgiving? Serve Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens.

Perhaps you stock up on Cornish hens when they go on sale. I do, and it has saved me many times over when I needed a dinner idea. Thanksgiving is no exception. In many households, including ours at times, a turkey… Continue reading →

Faith

Prayer group asking for continued blessings for La. gathers outside State Capitol

Advocate photo by Mark H. Hunter -- Helen Poydras, center left, prays for God's mercy on America for 'shedding of innocent blood' during abortions during a recent prayer outreach service at the Capitol. The meeting, open to anyone, is held at 10:15 a.m. the first Saturday of the month.

“If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”… Continue reading →

Recipes

Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS  --  Not expecting a crowd for Thanksgiving? Serve Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens.

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Apple-Pecan Cornish Hens Serves 4. Recipe is by Julie Kay. 2 Cornish hens, partially thawed 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled and chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 cup pecans 1 cup apple juice 1. Put partially thawed Cornish hens… Continue reading →

Wheels

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

If you ever feel the need to reach 60 miles per hour from a standstill in fewer than 5 seconds, the Jaguar F-Type is among the finest ways to do that. The 2015 Jaguar F-Type is a world-class performer, now available in a… Continue reading →

Real Estate

Rambling Ranch Style on Highland Road

Live oak trees have flourished for decades along Highland Road south of Lee drive, making the property among the prettiest in our area. Homes of varying ages and styles line both sides of Highland, including this five-bedroom ranch style residence near Magnolia Woods.… Continue reading →

Columnists

Facing HIV/AIDS: Years of treating patients illustrated in graphic art of retired psychiatrist

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER --  Eric Avery's molded paper woodcuts,  'The Face' project, show the graphic and sometimes horrific course of AIDS. The piece is part of his exhibit, 'The Art of Eric Avery, M.D.: HIV/AIDS Witness, Healer, Survivor,' which runs through Dec. 7 at the LSU School of Art's Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery in the Shaw Center for the Arts.

Warning: Eric Avery pulls no punches. His artwork is graphic and sometimes horrific. But so is the world of HIV/AIDS, where its victims experience a daily dose of fear, despair and hopelessness. Those were the conditions Avery… Continue reading →

Home/Garden

Adding on over the years, the Posts have doubled the size of their Fairway Drive home

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Bryan and Skipper Post, from left, enjoy entertaining family and friends in their large combination dining room-den, which is also open to their kitchen.

Skipper Post was a young architect in 1964 when he and his wife, Bryan, bought a lot off Fairway Drive for their first home. Over the decades, the Posts’ home has grown right along with their family. “I designed this little… Continue reading →