Monday recipe: Fried Catfish

Experience Creole culture at the Holy Ghost Creole Festival Bazaar in Opelousas, Louisiana. Every year, the festival kicks off with Friday night gospel featuring several choir groups from Holy Ghost Catholic Church. That night, enjoy some of Holy Ghost’s finger-lickin’ fried catfish dinners and southern gospel hymns. Fried Catfish Fillet 1 jar yellow mustard 1 box fish [...]

Grandma Sweet Dough Recipe

Grandma Sweet Dough Recipe

Today I am remembering my Grandmother  in post - so as I mentioned earlier she was an amazing baker and quilter - and I am sharing her sweet dough recipe.        Grandma Sweet Dough Recipe :  1 C sugar 1/2 C shortening (Crisco) 2 Eggs 1/2 C Milk 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp [...]

Fall * Sugar Cane

Fall * Sugar Cane

Yesterday was the official start of fall !!!   In South Louisiana not much changes . It's actually a great time to visit her . The weather is a little cooler ,No color on trees but lots in the football stand and there's still plenty to do with festivals every weekend  Sugar Cane Sugar Can Festival [...]

Celebrating Shrimp Festival* Shrimp and Eggplant casserole

Celebrating Shrimp Festival* Shrimp and Eggplant casserole

Happy Saturday !  And this weekend is time head to the  Delcambre Shrimp Festival:   located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, is home to one of the area's most productive shrimp fleets. The town devotes an entire weekend to honor this economic lifeblood. Events include a shrimp cook-off, queens pageants, fais-do-do's, food booths, carnival rides, [...]

Happy Saturday Morning*

Happy Saturday Morning*

Happy Saturday Morning!  Another hot  & humid day in Louisiana . But a good chance of Rain in the afternoon. So It will be the perfect time to binge watch some TV as I get some crafty projects done this Memorial Day Weekend in the United States. For lots of people that's a 3 day [...]

Saturday In Louisiana

Happy Saturday !  It's busy this weekend as we prepare for Graduation Monday . Enjoy the Sunshine & Have a great Day- The temperature is in the 90's Today -so if outside wear Sunscreen & stay dehydrated if attending any festivals.  Lisa The Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival offers two days of fabulous southern cuisine [...]

National Corn on the Cob Day

Today we celebrate Sweet Corn To all the corn farmers out there Thank You for what you do. Lisa And if you are in the area Corn Festival in Bunkie,la.-going on this weekend celebrating the importance of corn in Louisiana.  Lisa