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Houmas House Historic Estate and Gardens 
April 2019

From the Kitchens at Houmas House  
Carriage House Salad 
 Serves 4   
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 
1 tablespoon minced shallot or red onion 
2 teaspoons Creole mustard  
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 
6 cups mixed greens  
1/2 cup whole or chopped toasted walnuts 
1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese 
Salt and Pepper to taste  
In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt, and pepper. Gradually whisk in the oil to make a creamy dressing. 
Put all but a large handful of the greens in a large bowl. Toss with most of the dressing. Add remaining spinach and continue tossing until well coated. 
Serve immediately topped with goat cheese and walnuts

Credit: WGNO News With a Twist
The Overture of Spring at the Houmas House Gardens
By Christopher Leach

As the birds and bees take wing, Spring has dawned over the Louisiana landscape and there are few places in the Southern United States that can match the majesty of the gardens at Houmas House.
Theoretically, if God were from Louisiaia, his beard would be made of Spanish moss and perhaps, his Eden would look something like the gardens that Head Gardener and Grounds Keeper Craig Black maintains.....READ MORE


We Are Egg-cited for Easter!

Easter Buffet
$75 Adults $26 Children
Bisque of Curried Pumpkin, Crawfish and Corn
Chicken and Andouille Gumbo
Caesar Salad
Houmas House Salad
Fingerling Potato Salad
Louisiana Seafood Pirogue
Smoked Salmon Display
Cajun Pecan Dirty Rice
Corn Maque Choux
Roasted Vegetable Medley
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Spinach Stuffed Chicken with Heirloom Tomato Cream
Herb Crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream
Crawfish Etouffee with Patty Shells
Roasted Breast of Duck with Praline Sauce
Ham with Cane Syrup Glaze
Roasted Pork Loin with Herb Demi Glace
Carving Station of Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream, and Au Jus
White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Pecan Pie
Creole Cheesecake
 Reservations are required. Please call 225-473-9380 to reserve your table.
Promotional Summer Rates for The Inn at Houmas House!

Staying at The Inn at Houmas House has become a sought out experience when visiting Louisiana.  From the luxurious cottages to the bright gardens, this serene surrounding allows visitors to escape from a fast-paced schedule.
For a short time a summer weekday rate will be offered.  With only 21 rooms available, don't wait to book your escape! 
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Plan Your Visit

With so many options to choose from, let us help you plan out your visit to Houmas House. From mansion tours, to dining, to day trips from New Orleans, the options are plentiful.  

Open Daily

9 :00 AM- 7:00 PM Daily
Cafe Burnside: 11AM-2PM daily
Latil's Landing: Wed-Sat 6:00pm-9:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 11AM-3PM
The Carriage House Restaurant:
    Breakfast- 8AM-10AM
    Dinner- 5PM-8:30PM

*Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day

Houmas House Historic Estate and Gardens  | 40136 Hwy 942, Darrow, LA 70725 |            9AM-8PM Daily | 225.473.9380 |