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Cotton (2000)

Ms. Lucy's Classic Cajun Culture and Cooking



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2000-11-11

Duration: 00:24:25

Subjects: Zaunbrecher, Lucy Henry, 1938- | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking (Seafood) | Gumbo (Soup) | Cooking (Potatoes) | COTTON | Cooking (Bread) | Cake | Cooking (Pineapples) | LSU Rural Life Museum (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Zaunbrecher, Lucy Henry Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • McKenzie, Lucy Guest
  • Clark, Gladys Guest


In this episode of “Lucy’s Classic Cajun Culture & Cooking” from November 11, 2000, Miss Lucy prepares Seafood Gumbo and Potato Salad with her granddaughter, Lucy McKenzie. Next, she visits Gladys Clark, an expert in weaving, and they discuss cotton and cotton spinning. Back in the kitchen, Miss Lucy and her granddaughter cook Homemade Bread and Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Lastly, she reads viewer mail at the LSU Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge.