Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

It's another Monday and today I am at the Crawfish Festival in Breaux Bridge ,Louisiana. Breaux ( B rough) Bridge is a small city in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population is 8,139 . It is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area Breaux Bridge and Crawfish have become symbolic in their relationship.   [...]

Savoie’s Grocery Store

Savoie’s Grocery Store

Road Trip time ! And i am at Savoie's Grocery during a little shopping .... Lisa From the popular roux used in gumbos and gravies to the smoked sausage, boudin and tasso added for that unmistakable authentic flavor, Savoie's Cajun food products have become staples of Cajun cuisine, a part of every family meal and [...]

Dad’s Birthday Lunch * Alligator tails

Dad’s Birthday Lunch * Alligator tails

This week Dad and I had an early Birthday Lunch at a long time favorite restaurant: Consistency is the key to success and Soileau’s Restaurant in Opelousas, Louisiana has proven this for over 80 years. Now through the second generation, this Cajun tradition continues with food preparation consisting only of fresh, quality ingredients. Ribeyes, hand [...]

March 14th * PI day !!

March 14th * PI day !!

March 14 is Pi Day. It is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant pi (π) and to eat lots of pie. ... Celebrated in countries that follow the month/day (m/dd) date format, because the digits in the date, March 14 or 3/14, are the first three digits of π (3.14), Pi Day was founded by Physicist Larry Shaw in 1988 https://bgr.com/2019/03/14/pi-day-2019-deals-free-pizzas-and-pies/ My PI card for my son's math teacher : [...]

Celebrating Apples* Johnny Appleseed

Celebrating Apples* Johnny Appleseed

Happy Tuesday Everyone : It's Time to Ring the School Bell ! For many years we home school( 7 years) and now with my son in college I still work with our school organization . Helping parents and kids explore the Fun side of Education. Yesterday was Johnny Appleseed Day ! So I am sharing [...]

Monday ‘s Red Beans and Rice

Monday ‘s  Red Beans and Rice

It's Monday in Louisiana and that means it time for Red beans and Rice . Today starts my Louisiana post as we get closer to Mardi Gras ( March 5th) . Let's Party ! Lisa The most popular legend goes like this: Ham was traditionally served at Sunday dinners in New Orleans. The leftover ham [...]

National Gum Drop Day !

Gum Drop Recipe 2-1/2 cups sugar, divided1-1/3 cups applesauce2 packages (3 ounces each) red or green gelatin2 envelopes unflavored gelatin1 teaspoon lemon juice In a large saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar, applesauce, red or green gelatin, unflavored gelatin and lemon juice; let stand for 1 minute. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. [...]