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Christmas Show (2002)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2002-12-14

Duration: 00:23:42

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Holidays | Christmas | Cooking (Game) | Cooking (Duck) | Cooking (Rabbit meat) | Cooking (Venison) | Gumbo (Soup) | Cooking (Chicken) | Cooking (Oysters) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Sausages) | Cooking (Greens)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Bush, Charles Producer
  • Hirsh, Ruth Folse Interviewee
  • Folse, Roy Interviewee
  • St. James Catholic Church Choir Performer


In this special Christmas episode from the “Louisiana Cooking with a Change of Heart” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from December 14, 2002, Chef John Folse returns to his home parish of St. James, where he visits the St. James Catholic Church and the home of his sister, Ruth Folse Hirsh. He also reminisces about past Christmas celebrations with his father, Roy Folse. In the kitchen, Chef Folse prepares: a Game Pie with duck, rabbit, and venison; Chicken, Oyster, and Andouille Gumbo; Sweet Farre Dressing; and Greens. He also enjoys a performance of Christmas carols by the St. James Catholic Church Choir.