New Iberia * Sugar Cane Festival

New Iberia * Sugar Cane Festival

Road trip Monday brings us to the Sugar Cane Festival !  Sept. 26-29th 2019 : New Iberia ,la. Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, live Cajun and Zydeco music, car show, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competitions, horticulture show, pageantry and more What could be more fitting a cause for celebration than [...]

Weekend Festival Fun !

Weekend Festival Fun !

Welcome to Road trip Monday ! This time of year Louisiana is filled with Festivals. Just a few to put on your calendar......for next year Lisa & Tom Jung Meat Pie Festival (family favorite Cajun Music ( Mamou, la )La Tour de Bayou ( Bicycle tour/race) Meat Pie Festival : September 20 & 21, 2019Downtown [...]

Creole cowboy culture at the Lebeau Posse Trailride.

Creole cowboy culture at the Lebeau Posse Trailride.

Welcome to Road trip Monday ! Today I am just up the road from my house in the tiny town of Lebeau.,la . It's is an unincorporated community in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States, in the central part of the state filled with hard working country folks. Who know how to throw a party ! So Let's Ride [...]

Road trip Monday * Shrimp Festival

Road trip Monday * Shrimp Festival

Come join me this Monday as we explore the Delcambre Shrimp festival http://www.shrimpfestival.net/home22222.html The Town of Delcambre, Louisiana, 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, [...]

Lebeau Zydeco Festival

Lebeau Zydeco Festival

Monday Road trip features the Zydeco festival just about 20 minutes from home.... Lisa zydeco is a music genre that evolved in southwest Louisiana by French Creole speakers which blends blues, rhythm and blues, and music indigenous to the Louisiana Creoles and the Native people of Louisiana. What is the difference between Cajun and Zydeco [...]

Prairie Tribe Festival in Opelousas,la.

Prairie Tribe Festival in Opelousas,la.

Hi ! Monday Road trip fans we are in Opelousas,La for the 5th Annual Prairie Tribe festivals: History of the Prairie tribes: The oral history of the Attakapas stated they came from the sea and that the ancestral prophet laid out the rules of conduct. The Attakapas were aborigines who were native and most ancient [...]

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, [...]