Port Barre * Cracklin Festival

Port Barre * Cracklin Festival

Welcome road trip fans this Monday we are in Port Barre,la to attend the Cracklin Festival. What is pork cracklin? Cajun cracklings (or "cracklins") from Cajun cuisine (called gratons in Louisiana French), are fried pieces of pork fat with a small amount of attached skin, flavored after frying with a mixture of peppery Cajun spices. Pork rinds normally refers [...]

Sweet and Sour Mini Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Mini Meatballs

Need a tailgating recipe for the Game! Sweet and Sour Mini Meatballs is a hit.....Lisa 1 onion finely diced 1/2 C chopped green peepers and celery1 small can of pineapple cubes 1 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups water1/4 cup distilled white vinegar3 tablespoons soy sauce1 pound ground beef1 egg1/4 cup [...]

Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder2 teaspoons baking soda1 cup water2 tablespoons grape jelly1 C sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 cup butter, melted1/3 cup half-and-half cream3/4 cup packed brown sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 15 muffin cups or line with [...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Happy National Pumpkin Cheesecake day ! Pumpkin Cheesecake bars : Crest: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup butter, softened1/4 C sugar Cheese Cake layer :8 ounces cream cheese1/4 cup white sugar1 egg1/2 tsp vanilla Pumpkin layer 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk3/4 cup white sugar2 eggs3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon [...]

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 - [...]

Beer Bread Recipe

Beer Bread Recipe

3 cups (340g) King Arthur Unbleached Self-Rising Flour1 to 4 tablespoons (14g to 50g) sugar, to taste4 tablespoons (57g) melted butter, divided1 1/2 cups (340g) beer Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan.Mix the flour, sugar, 3 tablespoons of the melted butter, and the beer, stirring until fairly smooth; don't [...]

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 [...]