Creole Tomato Festival and Recipe

Creole Tomato Festival and Recipe

Welcome to Road Trip Monday ! The creole tomatoes are ready and we are ready to party in the Big Easy : https://www.tomatofest.com/Creole_Tomato_Seeds_p/tf-0129.htm The Creole tomato was designated the official vegetable plant of Louisiana in 2003. This delicious variety of tomato is grown only in certain parts of south Louisiana where the soil is just right. Some say “tomato,” [...]

April road trip ! New Roads ,La..

April road trip ! New Roads ,La..

Welcome to New Roads,La.

Road Trip with Tom and Lisa : Hwy LA 105 N

Road Trip with Tom and Lisa : Hwy LA 105 N

Road trip with Tom and Lisa -we are traveling along the Atchafalaya River from Melville to Simmesport ,Louisiana Taking Hwy : LA 105-N. It follows the river as it winds along filled with farm life . We leave my small town of Melville : And follow LA 105-N out of town: The farm land between [...]

Road trip time * Gumbo cook off

Road trip time * Gumbo cook off

Hi Monday Readers ! Today's road trip with Tom and Lisa we are in Opealousas for the annual Gumbo cook off held this weekend . French:les Opelousas) is a small city in St, Landry parish. Which takes its name from the Native American tribe that had occupied the area before Europeans arrived in the Territory [...]

Celebrating Thanksgiving * Around the World

Happy Tuesday ! Today's post is in honor of Thanksgiving -a true American tradition or is it.  It's true if you want that typical Thanksgiving lunch and Macy's parade on TV  but did you know Canada had the first actual Thanksgiving. The origins of Canadian Thanksgiving are also sometimes traced to the French settlers who [...]

Fall * Sugar Cane

Fall * Sugar Cane

Yesterday was the official start of fall !!!   In South Louisiana not much changes . It's actually a great time to visit her . The weather is a little cooler ,No color on trees but lots in the football stand and there's still plenty to do with festivals every weekend  Sugar Cane Sugar Can Festival [...]

Celebrating Shrimp Festival* Shrimp and Eggplant casserole

Celebrating Shrimp Festival* Shrimp and Eggplant casserole

Happy Saturday !  And this weekend is time head to the  Delcambre Shrimp Festival:   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, food booths, carnival rides, [...]