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(This was forwarded to the list at chef net by Fred)


  • Watching "Wild Kingdom" inspires you to write a cookbook.
  • You won't eat a lobster because you think it's a crawfish on steroids.
  • You take a bite of 5-alarm Texas chili and reach for some Tabasco.
  • You pass up a chance to meet the president to go to the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge
  • Your children's favorite bedtime story begins with, "First you make a roux..."
  • You're asked in school to name the four seasons and you reply, "Onyons, celery, bell peppers, and garlic."
  • You think the "Fab Four" are "Paul Prudhomme, John Folse, Justin Wilson, and A.J. Smith".
  • You let your black coffee cool and find it has gelled.
  • You describe a complete breakfast as some deer sausage, grits and a yard of boudin.
  • None of your favorite vacation spots are north of Abbeville.
  • You sit down to eat boiled crawfish and someone says, "Don't eat the dead ones" and you know what they mean.
  • You refer to Louisiana winters as "gumbo weather"
  • You gave up Tabasco for Lent.
  • You learned bourre' the hard way - holding yourself upright in the crib.
  • You don't know the real names of your close friends - only their nicknames.
  • You can look at a rice field and can tell how much gravy it'll take for that much rice.
  • Your high school's rendition of the national anthem begins with, "Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filet gumbo..."
  • You stand up when they play "Jolie Blon."
  • You consider Breaux Bridge the state capitol.
  • You think the Mason-Dixon line is at Bunkie.



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