Happy Birthday : Cake

Happy Birthday : Cake

Today's Food blog post is all about Cake. My birthday was yesterday - Mom's is Tomorrow and we have a ton of family with November -December Birthday. Lot's of years Mine or Mom's fell on the Holiday. Birthday Table at Thanksgiving : Tips on sharing Birthday on Holidays Reschedule Their Birthday Celebration. ... Or, Reschedule [...]

Thanksgiving : Spinach Madeline

Thanksgiving : Spinach Madeline

This Wednesday on my blog I planning for Thanksgiving Lunch . One recipe that was always included on our table was Mom favorite Spinach Madeline made from River Road Cook book. A Louisiana favorite for the holiday ! And perfect for National Spinach month. Lisa Madeline Reynaud Wright in 1956. No one was as surprised [...]

Sandwich Day : Muffulettas

Sandwich Day : Muffulettas

These gigantic sandwiches were invented a century ago at Sicilian Deli here in New Orleans. The spicy, tangy olive salad is what really sets this meat and cheese sandwich apart. A genuine muffuletta should be made on oven-fresh Italian bread topped with sesame seeds. Be sure and use the highest-quality ingredients available; it really makes [...]

Teal Pumpkin Project

Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween is an especially difficult time for kids coping with food allergies as many are unable to participate due to the risk of reactions that could prove severe, even life-threatening. Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes inclusion [...]

Happy Birthday : October

Happy Birthday : October

Welcome to my celebration of two important people born in October. My brother in law and my Mother in Law. So join me outside on the patio as I get ready for a birthday party outside on the patio. What makes people born in October special: Your October baby will be a Libra or Scorpio.October [...]

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Today I am celebrating National Pumpkin Cheesecake and Nut day with this yummy recipe. Perfect for the up coming holiday// Lisa 2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/4 cup sugar6 tablespoons butter, meltedfilling:3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin1/4 cup heavy whipping cream1 teaspoon [...]

Lisa Food blog

Lisa Food blog

Today is National Brained Fruit Day ! The perfect time to get this ready for Christmas cooking. Lisa Friendship Brandy Starter 1(20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained1(16 ounce) can peach slices, drained1(10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained1 1⁄4cups sugar1 1⁄4cups brandy TO START: Combine all ingredients in a clean, large glass jar.Stir gently with wooden spoon.Cover and let stand at room [...]

Sunday Football

Sunday Football

In the South - Football is a religion. From Friday night lights, Saturday college Football and the Saints on Sunday. Today's post we celebrate Football weekend with Sunday treats. Saturday Football : College football Sunday : Saint tailgate party : 1lb l lean ground beef 1⁄2cup dry breadcrumbs2tablespoons finely chopped  onion 1teaspoon s salt 1⁄2teaspoon  Worchester sauce [...]

Happy M and M Day !

Happy M and M Day !

And Today on my Food Blog this fun Halloween cookie made with Halloween M and M's. So make a batch for you favorite little goblin -this Trick a Treat season. 1/2 cup butter softened1/2 cup shortening1 cup granulated sugar1 cup packed light brown sugar2 large eggs1/4 cup milk1 tsp vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1 3.4 oz box vanilla pudding mix1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup mini chocolate chips10 oz Mini M&M's1 cup Halloween M&M'sCandy Eye Balls Preheat oven to 350°F and line [...]