Louisiana is home to some of the most amazing things our country has to offer. Here are 12 things that come from Louisiana that everyone in the country should be thankful for:
Louisiana strawberries are some of the most delicious out there! Get some!
2. Cochon Du Lait Po-Boy
Wow. Is there anything more delicious than this sandwich? I don’t think so.
3. Mississippi River Port Traffic
The Mississippi River ports of Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and South Louisiana make up 70% of corn, soy, and wheat exports.
Louisiana has numerous salt deposits and mines that provide salt throughout the U.S.
5. Emeril Lagasse
A legendary chef, who isn't grateful for Emeril?
If you haven't tried this sausage yet, you have a problem.
7. Brass Bands
Have you heard one of our wonderful Louisiana brass bands somewhere in the country? Their sweet sounds are just amazing.
Louisiana rice includes the tasty cajun rice AND we are home to the International Rice Festival in Crowley, LA.
9. Ellen DeGeneres
One of Louisiana's homegrown heroes. You're welcome, America.
Delicious and easy to make, you can thank Louisiana for these treats.
Yep, we claim to have invented the cocktail. And I for one believe it.
12. Jazz Music
While a few places claim to be the birthplace of jazz--I think we're the ones.
Why do you think the United States should be thankful for Louisiana? Let us know in the comments below!