Happy Mint Julep Day – May 30th ! Were you desperately hoping for a refreshing bourbon cocktail but frustrated that you didn’t have a good enough excuse? Thankfully for you, Mint Julep Day is here to pander to your wildest fantasies… just as long as those fantasies involved sipping this classic cocktail. Mint julep originates in the southern USA and […]
Happy National Blueberry CheeseCake Day ! 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 Tbsp. sugar 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups frozen blueberries, thawed, drained 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, thawed, divided 1 tsp. lemon zest Directions Line 13×9-inch pan with foil, with […]
What do you think? http://pin.it/10JPcwa Frozen dog treats. Let’s not forget our four legged family members. It gets out doing the Louisiana summers. Lisa
Our local little town has frozen ice cups The best 88 cents you can spend on a hot day. You can makes them yourselves by pouring kool aide into small plastic cups and freezing until solid. I have also used lemonade and gatorade frozen in the cups. A perfect summer treat. Lisa
At an early age I learned to cook from my Mom. I hung around the kitchen and picked up tips and tricks. My Mom never uses a recipe unless she is baking. It’s all about a pinch of this and adjusting a recipe as she cooks. I once called for a recipe for jambalaya – she said when the liquid […]
My Mom’s chicken salad sandwich – You can use a hand grinder or an attachment kind. Cooked Chicken,boiled eggs, sweet pickle realish, and celery,onions and bell peppers. Grind together until smooth and add mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper. Lisa Pamento and Cheese An assortment of yellow cheese and a jar of pamento, and pickle realish. Grind to smooth add mayonnaise. Spread on white bread.
In honor of Firefighters Day ! How about homemade Chili & Cornbread – Chili 1 onion Bell pepper 2 ribs celery 3 Tbs oil 1 ½ lb hamburger meat 2 Tbs. flour 2 tablespoon chili powder 2 cans tomatoes 1 can kidney beans Salt & Pepper to taste Sauté vegetables – add ground meat and brown. Add remaining ingrediants […]
Rice noodles and lean meat. Soak noodles in hot water/ 30 minutes. Marinated meat that’s cut on bias in light soy sauce,seasoning ,olive oil,corn starch and sesame oil. Wok -meat,onions and garlic until tender.Remove meat. Clean wok and stir fry noodles add vegetables add back meat and add dark soy sauce and oyster sauce.
Thursday – is all about the Food @ LEL ! Today’s Spotlight is Mexican food which happens to be my Mothers favorite food. Also in case you didn’t know Cinco De Mayo is May 5th ! Lisa Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for “Fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to […]
Nothing goes better than some homemade scones with a good book- Here’s a family favorite- Lisa Scones 2 cups AP flour 1/3 c sugar 1 teasp baking powder 1/4 teasp baking soda 1/2 teasp salt 8 Tablespoon butter (frozen) 1/2 c Raisins 1/2 c sour cream 1 lg egg Set oven at 400 degree- […]