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Jean-Paul Bourgeois

Jean-Paul Bourgeois

Born and raised in southern Louisiana, Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois spent his childhood surrounded by family, friends, and great southern cooking. His mission is focused on honoring and celebrating humble beginning experiences with others.

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    Baked Catfish with Tomato Sauce

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    Baked Catfish with Tomato Sauce

    This recipe comes from Episode 2 of Duck Camp Dinners featuring professional chef and hunter Jean-Paul Bourgeois. You can catch every episode of Duck Camp Dinners here. This recipe is so simple that catching the catfish is the hardest part. Fresh Louisiana catfish are seasoned with my submarine...
    Spicy Crawfish Breakfast Casserole

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    Spicy Crawfish Breakfast Casserole

    This recipe comes from Episode 6 of Duck Camp Dinners featuring professional chef and hunter Jean-Paul Bourgeois. You can catch every episode of Duck Camp Dinners here. Seafood and eggs have been combined together for centuries throughout the world's foodways. This crawfish and egg dish is as good...
    Clam and Lobster Stuffed Weakfish

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    Clam and Lobster Stuffed Weakfish

    This recipe comes from the second episode of Das Boat Season 3. Watch the series here. As I told Captain Frank and Billy on Das Boat, this dish made me want to go catch more weakfish—something I’ve never said before. Being they’re a close relative to speckled trout and a member of the drum family, I...
    Coot Gumbo

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    Coot Gumbo

    This recipe comes from Episode 5 of Duck Camp Dinners featuring professional chef and hunter Jean-Paul Bourgeois. You can catch every episode of Duck Camp Dinners here. Gumbo may be the most iconic and recognizable dish of Cajun country. Unfortunately there are more bad recipes for gumbos than good...
    Bourbon Venison Chili

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    Bourbon Venison Chili

    This recipe comes from Episode 4 of Duck Camp Dinners featuring professional chef and hunter Jean-Paul Bourgeois. You can catch every episode of Duck Camp Dinners here. There are a thousand different chili recipes, but when cooking at the duck camp, the best way to get hungry hunters fed with a...