It's Time for - Ice Ice Baby ! Snow Balls, Snow Cones, Frozen Ice and Frozen Daiquiris time in Louisiana - are Summer to Everyone else. Snow cones are a variation of shaved ice or ground-up ice desserts commonly served in paper cones or foam cups. The dessert consists of ice shavings that… Continue reading It’s time for Sno-Balls !
On Sunday we celebrated Mother's Day with my Mom & Dad. My mother requested my hubbies BBQ ribs and she made the sides. For Holidays the Question is always Corn Bread or Rice Dressing ? What's the difference ? Corn Bread dressing is made with Corn bread and Rice Dressing uses Rice as main ingredient. And… Continue reading Rice Dressing or Dirty Rice ?
Thursday Food Find - I take you along Hwy 190 in South Louisiana. In the town of Krotz Springs, Louisiana . You find this great store. One great stop you can't miss is Kartchner's Grocery & Specialty Meats #2 Quality Cajun and Specialty meats. Hot boudin, fresh cracklins, smoked boudin, and much more. If you… Continue reading Thursday Food Fine- Kartchner’s
A family favorite is Etoufee ! Étouffée or etouffee (pronounced: [e.tu.fe] ay-too-fay) is a dish found in both Cajun and Creole cuisine typically served with shellfish over rice. The dish employs a technique known as smothering, a popular method of cooking in the Cajun areas of southwest Louisiana. Étouffée is most popular in New Orleans… Continue reading Mom’s Recipe -crawfish etouffee
At an early age I learned to cook from my Mom. I hung around the kitchen and picked up tips and tricks. My Mom never uses a recipe unless she is baking. It's all about a pinch of this and adjusting a recipe as she cooks. I once called for a recipe for jambalaya -… Continue reading Cooking with Mom
In honor of Firefighters Day ! How about homemade Chili & Cornbread - Chili 1 onion Bell pepper 2 ribs celery 3 Tbs oil 1 ½ lb hamburger meat 2 Tbs. flour 2 tablespoon chili powder 2 cans tomatoes 1 can kidney beans Salt & Pepper to taste Sauté vegetables – add ground meat… Continue reading Homemade Chili and Cornbread
Thursday - is all about the Food @ LEL ! Today's Spotlight is Mexican food which happens to be my Mothers favorite food. Also in case you didn't know Cinco De Mayo is May 5th ! Lisa Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5.… Continue reading Thursday Food Find