Wensday  layouts

My card and scrapbook layout- Sorry about shadows - this card was inspired by all the gates all over town to close off streets for the upcoming parades.After parade pass they are full of beads and trash from the celebration.  Lisa

Rabbit Sauce Piquante

Rabbit  (cleaned/cut up) 2 Tbsp  flour 4 Tbsp  cooking oil 1 large onion (chopped) 2 cloves garlic  (minced)   1 stalk celery (chopped) Can tomatoes sauce / 8 oz 1 can rotel tomatoes ¼ cups parsley & onion tops Lightly flour - Rabbit and Brown in pot. Remove and make a roux. Add vegetables - [...]

The Captain and the Queen

author page on Amazon Baxter Edwards, the captain of a Carnival organization struggling in changing economic times, selects a celebrity to serve as its monarch, convinced the club will be infused with vitality. However, when he chooses his best friend’s college-age daughter, Claire Boudreaux, to serve as queen, he’s surprised when they develop feelings for [...]

Courir de Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country !  Courir de Mardi Gras - Begging for gumbo ingredients Traditionally known as Courir de Mardi Gras, festivities occur in towns throughout central Louisiana’s Cajun Country. Rooted in French medieval history, the Courir de Mardi Gras has many rituals that come together in a celebration on Fat Tuesday. The main event in a Cajun [...]

Wednesday post – Gumbo

1 pound andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 4 skinned bone-in chicken breasts Vegetable oil 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 2 celery ribs, sliced 2 quarts hot water 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot sauce 4 green onions, sliced Filé powder (optional) Hot [...]

Dawn Chartier

  Dawn's Amazon Page A paranormal category romance from Entangled's Covet imprint... Rebuilding New Orleans...one witch at a time Contractor Storm Morgeaux is trying to keep her business afloat and not sleep with the hot-'n'-sexy new client, Dr. Nathan Davis. Adding to her troubles is the fact she accidentally released a series of dark spells. [...]

Make a Roux

https://www.amazon.com/Whos-Your-Mama-Catholic-Make/dp/0925417556 In most of south Louisiana that answer is -Yes. But Can  You ? Begin making the roux by melting 1 cup of clarified butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the butter is hot enough that a pinch of flour sprinkled into it will slowly start to bubble, proceed to the next step. [...]