Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Happy Hot Sauce Day ! Today I am blogging about a Louisiana original : The diet of the Reconstruction South was bland and monotonous, especially by Louisiana standards. So Edmund McIlhenny decided to create a pepper sauce to give the food some flavor and excitement. https://www.tabasco.com/tabasco-history let's take a tour and find out more : [...]

Voices From Our Past

Voices From Our Past

Hello ! Road Trip followers today I am blogging about a local cemetery tour Spend some time with voices from the past at the St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tours & Historical Reenactments in the Zydeco Capital of the World, Opelousas. This historical group tour will transport you back in time focusing on a chosen time period in Opelousas' history with [...]

Melville Fired Dept Pastalya

Melville Fired Dept Pastalya

Hello ! Road trip friends . Today's post I am home for the weekend -Melville,la. We had a busy weekend in Melville with community events . We started Saturday with a Fall parade and town festival. And Sunday with the Melville Volunteer Fires department fundraiser. On the menu cooked by the Fire Chief Cole - [...]

Sunset Jam

Sunset Jam

October is the perfect time to visit the farmers market along hwy 190 running into Lafayette, la. Sunset Saturday market features great crafts ,food and music. A perfect afternoon Road trip. Lisa I love all the neighborhood markets along the highway. It's a great time to explore these small towns and get som shopping done [...]

Tuesday Class * Government 101

Tuesday Class * Government 101

This Tuesday its all about the up coming elections in Louisiana: Our Library is also used as the town polling place. So take your kids this Saturday and Vote in the state elections...... lisa The town has been the host to many political parties and rallies. Why vote ? An important part of the United [...]

New Iberia * Sugar Cane Festival

New Iberia * Sugar Cane Festival

Road trip Monday brings us to the Sugar Cane Festival !  Sept. 26-29th 2019 : New Iberia ,la. Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, live Cajun and Zydeco music, car show, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competitions, horticulture show, pageantry and more What could be more fitting a cause for celebration than [...]

Official Natchitoches Meat Pie Recipe

Official Natchitoches Meat Pie Recipe

As I promised here's the Recipe : Official Natchitoches Meat Pie Recipe https://www.natchitoches.com/official-natchitoches-meat-pie-recipe Meat Pie Filling 1 teaspoon shortening1 pound ground beef1 pound ground pork meat1 bunch green onions, chopped1 pod garlic, minced1 bell pepper, chopped1 medium onion, choppedSalt, black pepper and red pepper to taste1 tablespoon flour   Meat Pie Crust 1 quart plain [...]