Voices from Our Past

Voices from Our Past

Welcome to my Halloween Friday on my blog ! Today's post a journey into the past..... Louisiana style Louisiana is famous for our above found cemeteries and every October the come alive. It's a great way to spend an evening a raise money for an good cause. Why Bury above ground ? Burial plots are shallow in New [...]

At the Library

At the Library

We are closed today with two hurricane foretasted this week . But I am on Facebook sharing from the Library collection: Today's Books : Weather https://youtu.be/kaOREqlepgM Hurricane facts : A hurricane is an intense tropical storm with powerful wind  and heavy rain. Other names for a hurricane include cyclone, typhoon and tropical storm.While they are essentially the [...]

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 [...]