Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

The festival, located along the Bayou Teche, is jam-packed with events and activities to guarantee a great time all-around. Enjoy parades, carnival rides, a car show and more. If you’re looking for a little competition, sign up to participate in the 5k run or the sugar cookery contest.  The smell of Cajun seasonings and spices [...]

Louisiana Sweet Dough Pie

Louisiana Sweet Dough Pie

In Louisiana, this dough is used to make what we call "Cajun sweet dough". The traditional filling is fig and it is made into turnovers, but it can also be used as pie crust, although it is not as flaky. It is supreme as turnover dough, for any kind of filling.  cup Crisco shortening 1 [...]

Red Stick Farmers Market : Baton Rouge , La.

Red Stick Farmers Market : Baton Rouge , La.

This weekend I am visiting one of my favorite markets in the area for some great shopping and Fun.So join Me in Baton Rouge,La this Saturday.... Red Stick Farmers Market: During peak seasons, we operate up to 4 weekly locations of the Red Stick Farmers Market in different areas of the city. Red Sick Farmers [...]

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

We honor the two industries that built our community during a five-day celebration! Our 87th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will take place Thursday, September 1st through Monday, September 5th. the Festival recognizes the working men and women of both the seafood and petroleum industries, which are the economic lifeblood of the area. The Festival [...]

IPA Day : Parish Brewing Company, Broussard ,La

IPA Day : Parish Brewing Company, Broussard ,La

Broussard, La The City of Broussard, Louisiana, boasts a rapidly growing economic climate to match its geographical one. Southern hospitality and charm combine with hot growth opportunities and cutting-edge 21st century technology in the heart of Cajun Country. Originally named Côte Gelée (Frozen Hills) because of its hilly ridge area and the severe winter of [...]

Drive-Thru Daiquiri Shops Are A Louisiana Thing!

Drive-Thru Daiquiri Shops Are A Louisiana Thing!

Happy Tuesday and today at Home I am celebrating a Louisiana Thing - Frozen Daiquiris for National Daiquiris Day ! A Thing we can all celebrate this Hot and Humid Tuesday ! Here's a little history and a tasty recipe for everyone to try at home-if you are not close to a drive through. It's [...]

The Healer Gardens : Le Jardin du Traiteur 

The Healer Gardens : Le Jardin du Traiteur 

The Bayou Vermilion District opened the Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park as a way to preserve and represent the Acadian, Creole and Native American cultures in the Attakapas region from the time period 1765-1890. Since its opening in 1990, the historic village has become one of Lafayette’s premiere tourist attractions welcoming more than [...]

Happy Birthday : Chef Paul Prudhomme

Happy Birthday : Chef Paul Prudhomme

, July 13th, is the legendary culinary icon Chef Paul Prudhomme's birthday. So to celebrate today I am sharing his favorite Blackened Fish recipe. Enjoy! Chef Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Fish Filets 3 tablespoons Chef Paul Prudhomme's Seafood Magic® OR Blackened Redfish Magic® OR Meat Magic® OR Barbecue Magic® OR Fajita Magic® OR Magic Seasoning Salt®½ [...]