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Squirrel / Lockport Boat Museum (2011)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Lockport, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, Vacherie, St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-14

Duration: 00:25:13

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Food | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Nicholls State University. Center for Traditional Louisiana Boatbuilding | Boats and boating | Cooking (Game) | Squirrel hunting | St. Joseph Plantation (La.) | PLANTATIONS | Casserole cooking


  • Folse, John Host
  • Allen, Gary Producer
  • Butler, Tom Guest
  • Sr. Georgiann Guest
  • Chauvin, Diane Simon Guest
  • Boudreaux, Joan Guest
  • Capone, Andrew Guest
  • Whitney-Davis, Judy Performer


In this episode from the “After the Hunt” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from April 14, 2011, Chef John Folse visits the Lockport Boat Museum and meets with historian Tom Butler, who discusses the history of Louisiana boating. In the studio kitchen, he cooks Squirrel Jambalaya and talks with Sister Georgiann about squirrel hunting. Next, Chef Folse visits St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie and prepares Smothered Squirrel in an Onion Gravy with Diane Simon Chauvin. Back in the studio kitchen, he talks with Joan Boudreaux, the manager, about St. Joseph Plantation. He then cooks Squirrel Casserole as raconteur Andrew Capone tells a story about squirrel hunting. Judy Whitney-Davis entertains the audience with live music throughout the show.