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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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Routeed Ducks

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Routeed Ducks

Routeed ducks is a name of a recipe that is hyper-local to the south Lafourche parish in southeastern Louisiana. I grew up 45 minutes north, and I never knew this recipe to be called by this name. The common vernacular in south Louisiana considers this recipe to be a “rice and gravy” recipe. The...
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Louisiana Ducks

MeatEater S11 E03 Nov 9, 2022

Louisiana Ducks

Steve and Jean-Paul Bourgeois visit Ronnie Collins in Louisiana for some backwater duck hunting. Want to Watch MeatEater on your TV? We support casting to your smart TVs via Apple Airlay and Google Chromecast. Please use these links if you experience any issues casting from your device.
Steven Rinella Nov 9, 2022
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Heritage is a Hand Me Down

Duck Camp Dinners S02 E08 Sep 30, 2022

Heritage is a Hand Me Down

The Duck Camp Dinners crew is back in the bayous as Jean-Paul wraps up his last hunt of the season before the birth of his son. Jean-Paul shares a duck recipe handed down by his father, the crew forages for wild mushrooms, gets into swarms of blue wing teal, and closes out the season in celebration
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Royal Jug and Gun Club

Duck Camp Dinners S02 E07 Sep 23, 2022

Royal Jug and Gun Club

Jean-Paul breaks off from the crew to hunt a grit pile with a father-son duo, and sees first hand the effort that goes into feeding an entire camp. The crew takes an airboat tour to discover what efforts the state is making to preserve our coast for future generations of hunters and wildlife.
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