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Hodges Garden & Fort Jesup (1992)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Sabine Parish, Louisiana, Fisher, Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-05-02

Duration: 00:25:37

Subjects: Cooking (Fish) | Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Bass) | Cooking (Crappie) | Stews | Hodges Gardens State Park | Toledo Bend Reservoir (La. and Tex.) | Fort Jesup State Historic Site | Miller, Barney | Louisiana state parks | Louisiana state historic sites


  • Folse, John Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Miller, Barney Guest


In this episode from the “Historical Food Towns” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from May 2, 1992, Chef John Folse cooks foods from Sabine Parish, including Spanish-style Baked Largemouth Bass and Lumberjack Stew. He also prepares Mustard-Fried White Crappie with Barney Miller, a historian from Toledo Bend. This episode also includes footage of Sabine Parish, including Hodges Gardens, the Toledo Bend Reservoir, the town of Fisher, and the Fort Jesup State Historic Site.