Author: Photos by Eugenia Uhl

Scents of the Season

For perfect boiled eggs:Put room-temperature eggs in a small saucepan and add enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil, then put a lid on the pot, turn off the heat and allow to sit…

Cold Front

There are those who eat gumbo year round. I’m not one of them. I wait for that…

Picnic Perfect

As a child, I adored picnics. My parents were avid outdoors people and when summer arrived,…

Traveler: Pirate Tales

The town of Jean Lafitte invites you to meet its favorite pirate and explore his Barataria wetlands with dry feet. Predictably, the town holds the title of unofficial guardian of its namesake’s place in history, but local bragging rights don’t…

Seaside Summer

Grand Isle is an important part of the River Delta and dwindling Chenier Plain habitats, as well as a popular fishing and birding hub for both residents and visitors

One Man’s Dream

LSU’s Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens in Baton Rouge is a 25-acre advanced course in who we are and why

Natural Education

Nature centers dazzle in fall, teach us about Louisiana’s outdoors environments

Sights & Sites

Exploring Civil War history will bring you to forts, exhibits and landmarks all over Louisiana.