Lisa Food Blog: Shrimp Taco

Lisa Food Blog: Shrimp Taco

On My No Meat Lent Friday menu: Inspired by this season fresh caught Gulf Shrimp. Thanks ! Dean(The Shrimp Man) FOR THE SHRIMP 1½ tablespoons olive oil1½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning blend ½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon  garlic powder 1½ pounds large (31/35) or extra large (26/30)LOUISIANA shrimp, peeled, de-veined, and tail removed, thawed if frozen Make the Shrimp: Heat the [...]

Crawfish Fettuccine

Crawfish Fettuccine

Happy Wednesday - Food Blog fans. Today's lent special is a recipe from my Mom. This can be made with Fresh Crawfish (which is in season) or Frozen. Enjoy this recipe.... Lisa 1 large onion, chopped1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped2/3 cup sliced green onions1 celery rib, chopped1-1/4 cups butter, cubed1 garlic clove, minced1/4 cup [...]

Oyster Rockefeller

Oyster Rockefeller

Planning a Valentine dinner? How about starting of with some oyster's? This is a Louisiana classic : 1 medium onion finely chopped1/2 C butter, Cubed1 C of Romano cheese grated1 Tablespoon lemon juice1/8 tsp pepper3 dozen fresh Louisiana Oysters (washed and cleaned) in shell 2 Lb kosher salt In a large skillet, saute onion in [...]

Lisa Food Blog : Shrimp Scampi

Happy Wednesday ! It's time for another recipe from Mom's recipe box. One of her favorites and perfect for Mother's Day lunch. Marsala Shrimp scampi 1tablespoon oil1onion, chopped14oz mushrooms, cut in fourths2garlic cloves, finely choppedSalt and pepper, to taste1tablespoon cornstarch1/3cup vegetable broth or water2/3cup Marsala wine32medium-sized shrimp, cleaned and tails removed1tablespoon butter1 1/2teaspoons balsamic vinegar [...]

Today’s Food blog : Lent recipes

Today’s Food blog : Lent recipes

It turns out that because, according to Christian teaching, Jesus died on a Friday, fasting on Fridays became a way to honor his sacrifice. ... Fish, though, which are cold blooded were considered okay to eat on fasting days. Hence, Fish on Fridays and “Fish Friday” (among many other religious holidays) was born. In Louisiana you will find in most homes and restraints [...]