We stopped in the town of Scott, just outside Lafayette, on our way to Baton Rouge to pick up a few pounds of boudin and a bag of cracklin at Don's Specialty Meats and Grocery, a legendary maker of Cajun delicacies.
My mom and dad checked out the rabbit and stuffed cow's tongue.
You might call pickled quail eggs the original Cajun fast food. I used to eat them in the morning while riding around with my friends before school started.
What kitchen is complete without a big 'ol jar of hog lard?