Whoopie Pie Cake


Whoopie Pie Cake.  It sounds strange, I know.  And of course, there’s a back story, but I can’t lay claim to having named this sinfully rich dessert concoction.  But doesn’t it look delicious? If you’ve spent any time on this … Continue reading

Oven Jambalaya – Easy and Delicious!


THEY WILL SCRAPE THE POT CLEAN! I swear it.  This is not your typical bayou jambalaya, nor is this your typical Cajun or even Creole jambalaya.  This jambalaya knows no such boundaries.   This is (almost) a no-fail jambalaya.  If you … Continue reading

Bayou Blooms


Well, lots of folks from Denham Springs westward to Crowley are now getting down to the nitty gritty of dealing with the flooding aftermath.  I don’t envy those unfortunate souls one bit.  As I said, been there, done that, and … Continue reading

“Cajun Navy” Rescues Flood Victims


The rains in south Louisiana began on Friday, August 12, and the flooding followed only hours later. Cities like Lafayette, Denham Springs, Baton Rouge, and almost every part in between flooded, and the water continued to rise as the rains … Continue reading

The Great Flood of 2016

Photo courtesy of Polly Glover

With the sun shining for the second day in a row down in south Louisiana Friday, I loaded up my Cajun Reeboks, camera, spare clothes, and water and headed toward Baton Rouge.  My intention was to go help Janet, a real … Continue reading