Road trip Monday * Shrimp Festival

Road trip Monday * Shrimp Festival

Come join me this Monday as we explore the Delcambre Shrimp festival http://www.shrimpfestival.net/home22222.html The Town of Delcambre, Louisiana, located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, is home to one of the area's most productive shrimp fleets. The town devotes an entire weekend to honor this economic lifeblood. Events include a shrimp cook-off, queens pageants, fais-do-do's, [...]

Friday * Bacardi Chocolate Rum Cake

Friday * Bacardi Chocolate Rum Cake

Today we are celebrating National Rum day & Tell a Joke Day : So let's party : Today's Joke : Rum is a distilled alcoholic drink made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice, by a process of fermentation and distillation. The distillate, a clear liquid, is then usually aged in [...]

Monday’s Recipe from my kitchen

Monday’s Recipe from my kitchen

Food Holiday * Julienne Fry Day 6 medium sized Yukon Gold potatoes, Julienne cut.6 cups oil, preferably peanut oilFine salt DIRECTIONS Place potato sticks in ice water to help remove excess starch, and then dry.Place a deep frying pan in your burner and add oil.Turn burner into high and bring your oil to a boil.Place your [...]

Smores Day * Recipe

Smores Day * Recipe

Happy Smores Day ! No one knows for sure who invented the s'more. However, the first published recipe for “some mores" was in a 1927 publication called Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts. Loretta Scott Crew, who made them for Girl Scouts by the campfire, is given credit for the recipe. Smores French Toast. 2 large [...]

First Day of School * Lunch box recipes

First Day of School * Lunch box recipes

Happy Thursday Food blogger fans ! It's first day of school here so its all about Lunch: Turkey Roll Up Recipe : 8 thin slices cooked turkey 4 flour tortillas (6 inches), room temperature 1 large tomato, thinly sliced 1 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips 1 cup shredded lettuce1 cup shredded cheddar cheese [...]

Celebrating * Oysters

Celebrating * Oysters

Today is National Oyster Day ! And we do them right in Louisiana - We have lots of Festivals to celebrate this Seafood : Amite in March, New Orleans in June and Baton Rouge in May. ( conflicting with this famous quote) The original advice is that you should only eat oystersin the eight months of the year [...]

Raspberry Cream pie

Raspberry Cream pie

Happy Food Thursday! We are celebrating Raspberry Cream pie,Girlfriends and Mahjong Day So make this pie ahead of time and get your girlfriends together for a game of Mahjong.... Lisa Ingredients 1 9-inch prepared pie crust3 cups fresh raspberries, divided3/4 cup sugar8 ounce cream cheese, softened3/4 C Sour Cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract8 ounces frozen [...]