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Magnolia Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-01-15

Duration: 00:24:08

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | PLANTATIONS | Magnolia Plantation (Natchitoches Parish, La.) | Meat loaf | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Tomatoes) | Pies | Cooking (Crawfish) | Cooking (Cucumbers) | Slavery | Perkins, Huel D. (Huel Davis), 1924-2013


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Perkins, Huel Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from January 15, 1994, Chef John Folse visits Magnolia Plantation in Natchitoches Parish. In the kitchen, he cooks Rolled Meat Loaf and Tomato Basil Seafood Pie. He also prepares Crawfish Cucumber Dip and discusses the impact of slavery with Dr. Huel Perkins, a history professor at LSU and Southern University.