“We have many food festivals, which include even alligator and crawfish festivals.”
“We are here to bring God’s goodness to the rest of creation.”
The annual parish event, which will be modified this year because of COVID-19, typically hosts 30 cooking teams and 1,000 chili fans.
“I spend four hours a day in the kitchen. They kept me on for over 35 years. I have had this job longer than anyone. I must be doing something right.”
“I normally do it the week between Christmas and New Year. It is just a social thing as a way to build up the community.”
“I learned from two fellow priests who were into smoking meat and barbecuing. I admit that I was interested more in eating than in cooking.”
“If it looks good, it will taste good.”