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Ramsay-Curtis Mansion (1999)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, 30.2249328, -93.2145645

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-01-23

Duration: 00:25:30

Subjects: Food | Chefs | Folse, John D. | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Historic buildings | Architecture | Cooking (Beef) | Corn bread | Cooking (Apples)


  • Folse, John Host
  • Miranda, Chris Producer
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Castel, Pamela Associate Producer
  • Cormier, Adley Interviewee
  • Curtis, Judy Interviewee


In this episode from the “Bed and Breakfasts of the Bayou State” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from January 23, 1999, Chef John Folse visits the Ramsay-Curtis Mansion in Lake Charles, Louisiana. In the studio kitchen, he prepares Meatloaf with a Tomato Sauce and Spicy Skillet Cornbread. Next, he tours the Charpentier District of Lake Charles with Adley Cormier of the Louisiana Preservation Society. Cormier also discusses the history of the lumber industry and the unique architectural style of Lake Charles. Back at the Ramsay-Curtis Mansion, Chef Folse and owner Judy Curtis make Michigan Man Dutch Apple Pancakes.