Grilled Louisiana Oyster’s

Grilled  Louisiana Oyster’s

Today we celebrate National Oyster Day ! 1 dozen large freshly shucked Louisiana oysters on the half shell1 recipe of the Oyster Sauce, abovePecorino Romano cheese, grated (to finish)Minced Italian parsley, for garnishHot French breadLemon wedges Sauce : 1 stick unsalted butter, very soft1 pinch Kosher salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 Tbsp. minced garlic4 [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Today the historic town of Washington,La. Celebrating 300 Years of Rich History The town of Washington, Louisiana’s third oldest settlement, is celebrating its tricentennial in 2020. Among the events planned are an antique car show, poster design contest, speaker series and high tea. We invite you to visit our website frequently to see what’s in the [...]

Friday Road Trip

Friday Road Trip

Road trip to me is exploring and finding out something new - today I am home in town : I am at our local Grocery store - learning about the towns history and making boudin : Cannatella’s Grocery & Hardware Cannatella’s Grocery is a fourth-generation grocery and hardware store that has been serving the people of Melville since [...]

Road Trip Friday

Road Trip  Friday

Come along with me on my Friday Toad trip as we explore more of my sate: Today I am about 45 minutes from home on I :49 in this historic towns of Grand Coteau ( left side exit) and Sunset,La. ( right side exit) .For a Saturday morning adventure.. Lisa Grand Coteau is home to [...]

Road Trip

Road Trip

Welcome to Friday's as we stay close to home for Vacation. This Stop Opelousa,la. Opelousas is a great place to use your feet, whether strolling over the 19th-century brick sidewalks lining its historic district or participating in the city's deep Zydeco music tradition by dancing at a local club or festival. Opelousas is Louisiana's third-oldest [...]

Road trip time

Road trip time

We are staying close to home this year and our favorite stop along Hwy 1 90 is this meat market. Frozen South Louisiana special. Also processed game meat frozen for your family to enjoy. Its family owned with custom meat, and local specialties frozen and ready to ship . You can pick up fresh cracklin [...]

Classic Hamburger with a Cajun flair

Classic Hamburger  with a Cajun flair

This week is National Hamburger week . And I am traveling to favorite place in Lafayette to enjoy a classic hamburger done right. And this burger has not changed on the menu for 70 years--even in a middle of a pandemic. you can buy one Lisa When Judice Inn opened in 1947, brothers Marc and [...]

National Visit a Museum Day

National Visit a Museum Day

Museums are still closed here but you can visit them virtually. Filled with great art , music and more they have something for everyone. Lisa Stroll through the art galleries—or at least feel like you are—when you take the 360-degree virtual tour of the New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans’ oldest fine arts institution, which [...]

St. Landry Tourist Center

St. Landry Tourist Center

Today in my virtual classroom we are on a Field Trip : The St Landry Tourist Center The Center is an award-winning example of how sustainable practices can and should be incorporated in the design and function of a building as well as a state certified welcome center. From its orientation on the property to the [...]

Louisiana Dewberries

Louisiana Dewberries

1 qt ripe berries1 c water1 c sugar2 Tbsp butter or margarine2 Tbsp flour (to thicken)SELF CRUSTING COBBLER1 c flour2 tsp baking powder3/4 c sugar3/4 c milk In a saucepan, heat berries, water, sugar and butter. Add flour to thicken. Simmer on low heat, until desired thickness. Do not scorch.In a large mixing bowl, sift [...]