My Kitchen : Frog Legs Piquante

My Kitchen : Frog Legs Piquante

Sauce Piquant - Cooking Louisiana. Sauce Piquant is a style of cooking used for rabbit, duck, alligator, chicken and seafood. Just about anything you can dream of has been used to whip up a sauce piquant. A sauce piquant is tomato based using a combination of whole, stewed, sauce and paste, and, uses a small roux. This is a Louisiana classic. 2 tablespoons canola [...]

Mardi Gras Tips : Lafayette

Mardi Gras Tips : Lafayette

Are you ready for the big party on Tuesday ! Our family favorite town to watch the parades is in Lafayette or one of the small neighboring towns. But if you are a first time visitor to Lafayette here some tips and download the parade app..... Lisa Lafayette, LA parades are family friendly: Lafayette, LA's [...]

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country

Mardi Gras in Cajun Country

Welcome to class : today a little Louisiana history and traditions. So come with me across the Miss River to Cajun Country : The center is a unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and is located in Eunice, Louisiana. The only one of its kind, the center tells the story of the Acadians who settled [...]

Project Life

Project Life

Monday everyday life in pictures. Enjoy! Flowers in January : Even in January Louisiana as color if you look for it poping up. With weather being wet and warm you can see hint of Spring. Knock Out roses bloom almost year round. And the snow drops and wild flowers can be seen hidden here and [...]

Cajun Christmas

Cajun Christmas

it's Christmas time in Louisiana. Which means it's cold and wet but a lot of fun---join me for a Cajun Christmas - the gumbo's cooking enjoy- Lisa One of them is the lighting of the bonfires along the Mississippi River on Christmas Eve. These bonfires, erected on the river levees by the keepers of this old tradition, are intended to [...]

Weekend Family Fun *

Weekend Family Fun *

Welcome to Road Trip Monday ! This weekend my son moved out of his dorm at college in Lafayette. -another semester done . And while in Lafayette we hit the farmer's market while in town. It's time to do some Christmas shopping- as the days are getting closer too the big event....... Lisa Lafayette Farmer's [...]

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

Lighting the Oaks and Hot Chocolate

It's Monday Dec 2nd ! And today we are lighting the Oaks... The Walking Ladies of Opelousas are planning another beautiful presentation at Courthouse Square, the Lighting of the Oaks Visit downtown Opelousas the Saturday after Thanksgiving when they plug in the lights and light up the square! Santa Claus will also be on site for holiday photos. Other activities [...]