Lisa Recipe Box * April

The Recipe Box is a food blog with a mixture of culture ,food ,holidays & events .  . We are big foodies  family cooking :  classic Louisiana recipes &  with help of  my Hubby  adding in some of his family recipes (Chinese)  . Also you will find  great recipes from local cook books& on line sites.  We watch ,we learn & we try them –  Come join our foodie adventure .

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Welcome To April –  It’s time to enjoy the outdoors & the bounty of the Season. Lisa 


If You are in the Area : Ponchatoula  Strawberry Festival –  




Each April, the town of Ponchatoula puts on the state’s largest free festival in honor of the beloved strawberry, The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. Here’s what you need to know to plan one sweet trip to the Strawberry Capital of the World.

Festival Facts: The festival will be held April 13-15, 2018, at Ponchatoula’s Memorial Park and North Sixth Street. In addition to rides and live music, Friday night’s events will introduce the crowd to the Strawberry Royalty followed by live music. Saturday’s events include the parade, a strawberry eating contest, live music and more.  And Sunday wraps up the event with a one-mile, 5K and 10K fun run, carnival rides, food and live music to close out the day.more information


Strawberry Delight



  • 2 pkg Strawberry Jello
  • 2 C hot water
  • 3 Qt Cut up & sweetened if needed
  • 1 pt  Whipped cream
  • ! bought Angel Food Cake ( pinched in small pieces)


Dissolve jello in water- let cool Add strawberries & set.

Fold in Whipped cream & then  fold in Cake.

Chill until ready to serve.





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