Smores Day * Recipe

Smores Day * Recipe

Happy Smores Day ! No one knows for sure who invented the s'more. However, the first published recipe for “some mores" was in a 1927 publication called Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts. Loretta Scott Crew, who made them for Girl Scouts by the campfire, is given credit for the recipe. Smores French Toast. 2 large [...]

Celebrating * Oysters

Celebrating * Oysters

Today is National Oyster Day ! And we do them right in Louisiana - We have lots of Festivals to celebrate this Seafood : Amite in March, New Orleans in June and Baton Rouge in May. ( conflicting with this famous quote) The original advice is that you should only eat oystersin the eight months of the year [...]

Penuche Fudge * recipe

Penuche Fudge * recipe

What the is penuche fudge? Penuche, or panucci in Italian, is fudge made with brown sugar, milk, butter and a hint of vanilla -- but no chocolate. What sets penuche apart from other fudge is the brown sugar -- most fudge is made with white sugar. The brown sugar lends butterscotch and maple tones to this New [...]

Beat the Heat * National Daiquiri Day

Beat the Heat * National Daiquiri Day

Its Friday ! And I am home today but what's exciting about today its National Daiquiri Day ! And Louisiana loves there Drive Up Daiquiris shop perfect for cooling off in the Summer Heat : Enjoy! An area of confusion regarding open container laws in Louisiana revolve around the many drive-through daiquiri shops in the state. A daiquiri in a cup in a [...]

Easy Apple Turnover recipe *

Easy Apple Turnover recipe *

National Apple Turnover Day ! These are fast and easy using sheets of frozen Puff pastry : 4 medium Apples - peeled and chopped 2tablespoons butter 1/2cup packed brown sugar 1teaspoon ground cinnamon 2teaspoons cornstarch 1sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed Egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 teaspoon water Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie [...]

Easy Anise Cookies recipe

Easy Anise Cookies recipe

How about Celebrating Anisette Day with Cookies ! 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon coarse salt 4 large eggs, room temperature 2 teaspoons ground anise seeds 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, plus more for sprinkling . Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and [...]

Saturday Scrapbooking with Lisa

Saturday Scrapbooking with Lisa

Happy Scrapbooking Saturday ! Today I am sharing a scrapbook page and matching cards. Celebrating 4th of July in the USA this Thurs- I am using a combinations of red,white and Blue and great Flag picture. With Eooden stars and Ribbons for accent. The Title Card is from a printed V alum sheet colored . [...]