Food Trucks @ LEL

Today is Thursday ! And @ Lisa Everyday Life its all about great food. If you are a fan of the Food Network you know food trucks in the last couple of years  have become  next  big thing out there. They are poping up all over the cities bring great food to the streets. Part of the fun is tracking your favorite truck through Social Media to see where they will be for lunch and diner. Usually they post locations first thing in the morning on there Facebook and twitter pages  so they can easily be found. Last week while we where in Lafayette we tracked down a family favorite.  Rice King – serving Asian food. Rice King Facebook Page   Lafayette as a small amount of trucks that can be found at festivals and once a month Round up at The Farmers Market. Serving – BBQ,Mexican ,American classic and Caribbean  food. If you are in the area check them Out ! Lafayette Farmer Market     Are You a food Truck fan? Favorite Truck? Ever thought about Owning one-What would it be called? Drop a comment I would love to know what you are Eating?  Lisa     Advertisements

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Dad & Figs

Thursday – food find i in honor of my Dad with Father’s Day this weekend-   All   Things  Figs –    It’s Fig time in Louisiana and my Dad is hard at work. Every Year he picks them, clean them and makes preserves -so that he can give them away. That’s just my Dad .  Need a recipe – Food.com Need a […]

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Road Trip – Automobiles

It’s Road Trip Time as We take a  Car Drive  down – Hwy 190 in Louisiana  from Krotz Springs – Lafayette.  These food spots are some of the best in the state-  We start  with Kracklin & Meat Pies in Krotz Springs Mon’s Fried Chicken Port Barre Savoie’s Sausage – Home of great sausage and meats Billy’s Boudin and Cupids Daiquiris – Opelousas Two Sister Taco – Lafayette

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It’s time for Sno-Balls !

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.[1] The dessert consists of ice shavings that are topped with flavored sugar […]

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Rice Dressing or Dirty Rice ?

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 what is  the  difference  between Rice Dressing & the more famous Dirty Rice ?  The essential ingredients are few, but flavor and texture vary greatly. The main difference between dirty rice and rice dressing is that rice dressing is generally made with ground beef or pork, whereas dirty rice is made with pork and chicken livers.   Granny’s Rice Dressing 11/2 lb ground meat. 1 cup Each – onion,bell pepper &celery chopped ( Trinity ) 2 bulbs of chopped garlic 1 1/2 cups of cooked Rice 1/2 can Cream of Mushroom Soup 1/2 cup of both – parsley & green onion tops  / chopped Salt & Pepper to Taste. Cook your Rice and set aside. In a pot Cook meat ,Trinity and seasoning until cooked. If needed you can drawn any fat from ground meat.  You made need to add a little water and cook 30 minutes. Add soup -and cook a few minutes. Add rice. Serve 6-8.

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