Krewe of Demeter Hosts Gumbo Cook-off

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December 9th was the Desoto Parish Gumbo Cook off on the Logansport Riverfront. Teams competed in the battle for the paddle and to be the 2017 Desoto Parish Gumbo Champions.

This parish wide event was hosted by Desoto’s Mardi Gras Krewe, The Krewe of Demeter and co hosted by Logansport’s Krewe of Aquarius, Logansport Lighting and Festival Committee and coordinated by retired chef/kitchen Personality Hunter Mannies.

Sponsors of the event were Desoto Parish Tourist Bureau, Desoto Parish Chamber of Commerce, and The Cajun Cabin Restaurant and Bar. Along with the cook off, teams and event goers enjoyed, boudin, fresh cracklins cooked onsite, live music from Sydney Jones and also 1/2 century gone.


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