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 [...]

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 [...]