There weren’t a lot of red beans and rice in the news stories for May. I wasn’t hounding the papers either. We moved in the middle of the month so my attention was focused more on that and the moving company that never showed up.
Instead, my wife and I were forced to rush out and rent a U-Haul truck and do it ourselves. My back still hurts and my legs are ripped from all of the staircases but we did it. Now it’s unpacking and figuring out where everything is…
There were a few good articles. Jacques Pepin’s red beans recipe, Chef Alon Shaya on the tradition of red beans, and Popeye at Popeye’s! There’s always fun and excitement with red beans and rice!
This All-You-Can-Eat Southern Food Buffet Hiding In Arkansas Is Heaven On Earth
(May 5) Only In Your State shared the location to the all-you-can-eat buffet and I’m packing my bags and appetite! All you can eat red beans? <READ THE ARTICLE>
Jacques Pepin’s Pork with Red Beans and Rice
(May 5) KQED shared a video of Jacques Pepin preparing Puerto Rican pork with red beans and rice inspired by his wife’s Caribbean roots.
From gumbo to potato salad: ‘Top Chef’ judge Alon Shaya shares his perfect Kentucky Derby menu
(May 7) Chef Shaya talked to Yahoo! Life and tells about his Monday night tradition with a pot of red beans. <READ THE ARTICLE>
Red Beans and Rice
(May 17) In his latest book, chef Kwame Onwuachi explores the foods, flavors, and family traditions that compose his experience of what it means to be an American. <READ THE ARTICLE>
The Popeyes TV Show You Forgot Existed
(May 25) Mashed shared the article about the old New Orleans show “Popeye and Pals,” a Saturday morning show that aired on WWL-TV. The show is a New Orleans classic, like beignets, gumbo, red beans and rice, and Popeyes fried chicken. <READ THE ARTICLE>
Iconic Uptown Restaurant for Sale
(May 27) Not red beans and rice per se, but a restaurant is for sale. What if we gathered up our money and purchased it? <READ THE ARTICLE>
ICYMI: RED BEANS IN THE NEWS FOR April 2022
In case you missed the April 2022 roundup of Red Beans in the News, you can find that article here.
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Eric Olsson is the food blogger of RedBeansAndEric.com. He publishes new recipes and interviews weekly. He has developed recipes and written articles for the famous Camellia brand in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has been mentioned in Louisiana Cookin‘ magazine and has had recipes featured in Taste of Home magazine – with his Creole Turkey recipe being runner up in their annual Thanksgiving recipe contest. He lives outside of Detroit, Michigan, with his wife and four children.