Louisiana Strawberry Festival

Happy Friday and this weekend we will be celbrating the Strawberry Festival in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Since 1972, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival has attracted visitors from near and far to celebrate our local strawberry farmers, non-profits, and our special community, flourishing into the largest free harvest festival in the state of Louisiana. Join us for three days filled with time-honored traditions, amazing food and drinks, live music, rides, and loads of family fun!

Friday Inspired Recipe :

Strawberry Jell o Pie

  • 9 inch pie shell
  • 4 c. strawberries washed and hulled
  • 1 ½ c. water
  • 3/4 C Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 oz package strawberry Jell-O
  • Bake pie shell according to package directions. Cool.
  • Place washed and hulled strawberries in cool pie shell.
  • Combine water, sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Bring to boil and cook two minutes. Add strawberry Jell-O and stir until dissolved. Slowly pour over berries.
  • Chill in refrigerator until set. Store, covered, in refrigerator until serving.

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