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The Myrtles Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-03-26

Duration: 00:24:16

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | PLANTATIONS | Myrtles Plantation | Cooking (Rice) | Cooking (Sweet potatoes) | Pies | Agriculture | Ghost stories


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Moss, Teeta Guest
  • Daniel, Irv Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 26, 1994, Chef John Folse visits the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, where he talks with the owner, Teeta Moss. In the kitchen, he cooks Oven Roasted Guinea Hen and Dirty Rice. He also prepares Sweet Potato Pie and discusses the sweet potato business and the ghost stories surrounding the plantation with Irv Daniel, a sweet potato farmer and longtime neighbor of the plantation.