Lisa Food Blog: John Folse Jambalaya

Lisa Food Blog:  John Folse Jambalaya

Happy Wednesday everyone ! And time to share some of my favorite recipes : Jambalaya has become the best known rice dish in America. The origin of this dish cannot be disputed. When the early Spanish settlers came to New Orleans, in the early 1700's, they brought with them the recipe for their famous paella. [...]

Melville, La : Community Library

Melville, La : Community Library

Hello from my Library desk ! And Welcome to Saturday at the Library: it's filled with Book Club, Children Read Along, and Community event place. Children Read Along time : Recipient of two 2021 Purple Dragonfly AwardsJoin Sally Strawberry and Billy Blueberry on an extraordinary and interactive adventure through the garden! Best friends Sally and Billy [...]

Baked Stuffed Tomato’s

Baked Stuffed Tomato’s

Thanks for stopping bye my Food Blog. Every Wednesday I share a family recipes from my kitchen and sometimes another item I am cooking up in my kitchen. Today's recipe is inspired by the fresh tomatoes I just picked in the Community Garden. Ms. Mary and the guys planted early and the first crop is [...]

Carrot , Apple, Banana Smoothie

Carrot , Apple, Banana Smoothie

1 cup thinly sliced carrot rounds1 large apple, chopped into cubes1 banana (room temperature)½ cup orange juice*½ cup frozen pineapple or mango1/2 tsp grated ginger 10 ice cubes Peel the carrots and slice them into rounds. Chop the apple, keeping the peel on. Break the banana into pieces.Add all ingredients to the blender, adding the liquids first. Blend until smooth. Eat [...]

Strawberry Cake : Louisiana Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Cake :  Louisiana Strawberry Festival

15.25 ounce box white cake mix 3 -ounce box strawberry jello 1 cup strawberries fresh or frozen mashed or finely chopped (measured after you chop or mash them)¾ cup vegetable oil½ cup whole milk or 2% milk4 large eggs at room temperature Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting 8 -ounces cream cheese at room temperature½ cup  Butter  room temperature5 to 6 cups  confections sugar sifted then measured, more if needed2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream more if needed¼ cup strawberries fresh or frozen, mashed or chopped fine, drained [...]

Lisa Food Blog : Beer Day

Lisa Food Blog : Beer Day

Today we celebrate New Beer Day and Tomorrow Beer Day. So I am sharing a New Beer Bread recipe to give a try. Have Fun! 3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 bottle (12 ounces) beer1 stick unsalted butter, melted Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan. [...]

Ruby’s Red Velvet Cake

Ruby’s  Red Velvet Cake

Today from GG recipe box is my Aunt Ruby's famous Red Velvet cake. Perfect for Valentine's day ! 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil2 eggs1 cup buttermilk1 Tablespoon vinegar1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups granulated sugar1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda2 1/2 cups all purpose flour1 oz. red food coloring Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 3, 8-inch round pans with nonstick spray. Cut parchment [...]

Valentine Chocolate Souffle

Valentine Chocolate Souffle

Happy Wednesday and today on my Food blog - its a great chocolate souffle to make for your Valentine sweeties. For the ramekins (4oz): 1 tbsp unsalted butter, melted3 tsp granulated sugar Chocolate base: 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped1 tbsp unsalted butter1/2 tsp vanilla extractpinch of salt2 large egg yolks Meringue: 2 large egg whites, room temperature1/2 tsp cream of tartar [...]

Kwanzaa : Unity

Kwanzaa : Unity

Welcome back to Lisa Everyday Life. Christmas is over but the holiday of Kwanzaa has just started. It's a celebration of community and family. So with that let's Celebrate ! What is it ? Beginning December 26 and lasting for seven days, Kwanzaa is a celebration of community, family and culture, established as a means to [...]

Winter Garden Tea Party :

Winter Garden Tea Party :

Happy Sunday and today I am in the backyard c sharing some flowers and Tea with friends. We are having a Tea party to celebrate the beautifal weather and Grandma Camellia bushes. They are in Full bloom and to wonderful not to share with others. So enjoy my backyard and my Garden Party. Camelia The [...]