While reading the recent newsletter from the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans, the name, Belinda Hulin, caught my attention. Could it be the Belinda that was a good friend of my deceased Uncle John G? While staring at the name and thinking about my uncle, I knew I had to contact Belinda. Yes, it was the same Belinda. Hearing from Belinda brought back many memories and I wanted to explore those memories. First, I wanted to find out about Belinda and her life.
Belinda’s family like so many others in South Louisiana had been devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. While Belinda and her sister were mucking out the family home in New Orleans and throwing away mementoes, Belinda went upstairs to the second floor. There on the landing was a box, with papers hanging out, just sitting there like someone had forgotten it. Continue reading “Epicurean Heritage”