Monday recipe: Shrimp Scampi

Monday recipe: Shrimp Scampi

National Shrimp Scampi Day : April 29th Recipe fast and yummy ! Perfect with a salad and crusty bread ! Takes about 15 minutes -so Enjoy! 2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, minced½ cup dry white wine or broth¾ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper1 ¾ pounds large [...]

Louisiana Strawberry Festival

Welcome to another Monday road trip. Today we are at The Strawberry Festival. This year's festival is very special to me - I spent for yours in the area going to college and one of my best friends Mom and Aunt are the festivals Grand Marshall. . I can still remember my first taste of [...]

Soy Glazed Chicken Wings for a crowd

Soy Glazed Chicken Wings for a crowd

Monday recipe is to feed a crowd at Mardi Gras . Marinated Barbequed Chicken wings: 1 stick of butter1 C brown sugar1/2 C soy sauce1/2 C red wine2 tsp dry mustard.1/4 C fresh lemon juicesalt,pepper and garlic to taste. Disjoint 35-50 chicken wings. Place in a flat pan and pour marinate over wings. Let stand [...]

Monday ‘s Red Beans and Rice

Monday ‘s  Red Beans and Rice

It's Monday in Louisiana and that means it time for Red beans and Rice . Today starts my Louisiana post as we get closer to Mardi Gras ( March 5th) . Let's Party ! Lisa The most popular legend goes like this: Ham was traditionally served at Sunday dinners in New Orleans. The leftover ham [...]

President Day *

It's President Day !! And hubby has the day off and we are running errands .So in honor of Washington Birthday " Happy Birthday Mr. President Cherry Pie Supreme 9 inch unbaked Pie shell1 15 oz can Cherry Pie filling12 oz cream cheese1/2 C sugar1/2 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 C sour cream Spred 1/2 [...]

Road trip time * Gumbo cook off

Road trip time * Gumbo cook off

Hi Monday Readers ! Today's road trip with Tom and Lisa we are in Opealousas for the annual Gumbo cook off held this weekend . French:les Opelousas) is a small city in St, Landry parish. Which takes its name from the Native American tribe that had occupied the area before Europeans arrived in the Territory [...]

Party Time * New Year Eve

Party Time * New Year Eve

Happy Monday and its New Year Eve ! For your New Year Eve Party ! Makes this recipe- Southern  Black Eye Pea Relish  1/4small red onion, diced (about 1/4 cup)1yellow sweet pepper, diced1/2red sweet pepper, diced1/2green sweet pepper, diced1fresh serrano chile pepper, thinly sliced*1clove garlic, minced2roma tomatoes, diced111 ounce package steamed ready-to-eat black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained; or one 15-ounce can [...]