Okay - some one just asked about Creole vrses Cajun Food ? Simple explanation Creole is City Food ( think Classic French food from New Orleans) restaurants like Emeril's, Antoine's - family owned since 1840 , Galatoire's which opened in 1905 Take a look at Galatoire's menu here galatoires website Cajun Food is from the… Continue reading Is it Creole or Cajun ?
Let's Get this Party Started! For one drink1 1/2 oz. tequila (100% agave a must, preferably a "reposado")1 1/2 oz. triple sec or Cointreau1 to 1 1/4 oz. of lime juiceSalt for the rim of the glass Shake all the ingredients with cracked ice in a cocktail shaker until the exterior frosts. Strain into a… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate ! Cinco De Mayo
Happy Cinco De Mayo ! History Channel Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a… Continue reading Happy Cinco De Mayo !
Louisiana Tradition from - http://1079ishot.com/the-art-of-pocking-easter-eggs-in-south-louisiana-video/?trackback=fbshare_top Its a Cajun Tradition many of us take for granted, the art or science of “pocking” Easter eggs with friends and family on Easter Sunday. Pocking eggs is a little secret for most living in South Louisiana, yet there are still so many within Louisiana that have never heard of… Continue reading Pocking Easter Eggs
Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day was made an official Christian feast day… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day
In South Louisiana its doesn't feel like Spring today -48 degrees here -winter weather (LOL). - Yeah I spent many years in the MidWest and this is not considered cold there but in South Louisiana its freezing. It won't stay that way the day before it was in the 70 's . The Joy of… Continue reading Sunday Morning Thoughts
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