Grilled Louisiana Oyster’s

Grilled  Louisiana Oyster’s

Today we celebrate National Oyster Day ! 1 dozen large freshly shucked Louisiana oysters on the half shell1 recipe of the Oyster Sauce, abovePecorino Romano cheese, grated (to finish)Minced Italian parsley, for garnishHot French breadLemon wedges Sauce : 1 stick unsalted butter, very soft1 pinch Kosher salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 Tbsp. minced garlic4 [...]

Catfish on the Grill

Catfish on the Grill

Welcome to my Food Blog : where today you will find yummy recipes .. Tomorrow is National Catfish Day ! So since I live in the Catfish Capital of Louisiana - my recipe : Lisa Blackening Catfish If you’ve never tried “blackening” fish, YOU MUST. Blackening essentially introduces worlds of spicy, smokey, cajun seasonings. I wouldn’t [...]

Friday Road trip * The story of Evangeline

Friday Road trip * The story of Evangeline

Today's road trip is one filled with History and Mystery : As we discover more about Evangeline Longfellow's poem Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847) tells the story of Evangeline Bellefontaine and Gabriel Lajeunesse, two young people separated at the time of the Acadian exile. As the British begin deporting Acadians from their ancestral homeland, the young lovers are torn [...]

Picnic and BBQ Eats * Corn Recipes

Picnic and BBQ Eats  * Corn Recipes

Today in My Kitchen : I am blogging about Corn . Fresh sweet corn from the field is here -so enjoy .....Lisa Corn Salad ( with Mayo) 2 16 oz can of whole corn (drained) 2 Large cucumbers (peeled and diced)3 C tomatoes (diced)1/4 C mustard1/2 C mayonnaise salt and pepper Combine in large bowl [...]

Saturday Brunch

Saturday Brunch

Today we are having a Jazz Brunch featuring the sounds of New Orleans ! So enjoy : What is a jazz brunch?We don't have to explain the definition of brunch to you. And you probably feel safe guessing that a jazz brunch is simply the popular weekend meal accompanied by jazz music — and you're absolutely right Grams Perfect Poached Eggs [...]

Louisiana Shrimp and Grits

Louisiana Shrimp and Grits

Happy Saturday ! I hope you had a great week : Today I am pairing two Louisiana classics for brunch : Music and Shrimp and Grits : https://youtu.be/vKH9JEdZREc Southern Shrimp and Grits : 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 cups 2% milk 1/3 cup butter, 3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup uncooked old-fashioned grits [...]

Lent Menu * Crawfish

Lent Menu * Crawfish

On Good Friday our family gathers together for our annual Crawfish boil. This year as been cancelled but there is still plenty of crawfish to be had. 1 sack of crawfish 8 gallons water (at least 6 gallons per sack, plus more water for add-ins) 4-1/2 pound jar Zatarain's dried crab boil 2 to 3 [...]

It’s all about the Egg

It’s all about the Egg

Happy Friday and for lots its a holiday : Good Friday. And on My Craft Table -I am dying eggs with the kids in the family and then we will have some fun...Lisa Dying Easter Eggs : Shaving cream ( you can use whipped topping) Food coloring Eggs (hard boiled) Pan for dying eggs I [...]

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 [...]