Port Barre * Cracklin Festival

Port Barre * Cracklin Festival

Welcome road trip fans this Monday we are in Port Barre,la to attend the Cracklin Festival. What is pork cracklin? Cajun cracklings (or "cracklins") from Cajun cuisine (called gratons in Louisiana French), are fried pieces of pork fat with a small amount of attached skin, flavored after frying with a mixture of peppery Cajun spices. Pork rinds normally refers [...]

Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Tabasco Pepper Sauce * Hot Sauce Day

Happy Hot Sauce Day ! Today I am blogging about a Louisiana original : The diet of the Reconstruction South was bland and monotonous, especially by Louisiana standards. So Edmund McIlhenny decided to create a pepper sauce to give the food some flavor and excitement. https://www.tabasco.com/tabasco-history let's take a tour and find out more : [...]

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 [...]

Cowboy Stew with Sausage

Cowboy Stew with Sausage

Louisiana Cowboy Stew 2 pounds ground beef2 (16 ounce) packages Savoie's smoked sausage, sliced into 1/2 inch pieceshttps://www.savoiesfoods.com/savoies-products2 cloves garlic, chopped1 onion, chopped2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes, drained4 medium baking potatoes, peeled and diced 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans, with liquid 2 (15.2 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, with liquid1 (14.5 [...]

Grilled Lime and Soy Fish Taco ‘s

Grilled Lime and Soy Fish Taco ‘s

So when we are on Campus our favorite place to go to is Two Sister Taco - started out as a food truck, now corner drive up near campus and now have a restaurant. They only serve Taco 's but they are homemade.... Lisa Love all the colors of the slaw : beef,chicken or Fish [...]

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, [...]

Road trip Monday * Eunice,La .

Road trip Monday * Eunice,La .

It's Road trip Monday ! And we are in the town Eunice ,La. Eunice Louisiana Official Home Page!“Prairie Cajun Capital of Louisiana” Bienvenue à Eunice! Welcome to Eunice! The “HEART” of Acadiana! Eunice is the place to find good friends, good food and good music Right smack dab in the middle of Cajun Country. Every [...]