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Washington Parish Free Fair (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-12-07

Duration: 00:24:48

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Washington Parish Free Fair | Mile Branch Settlement (Franklinton, La.) | Soups | Cooking (Cabbage) | Cooking (Beans) | Cake


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Jenson, Judy Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from December 7, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Washington Parish Free Fair in Franklinton. In the kitchen, he cooks Cabbage & Bean Soup and Onion Shortcake. He also prepares Scripture Cake and discusses the history of Louisiana settlers with Judy Jenson, a volunteer at Mile Branch Settlement in Franklinton.