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Mardi Gras Shrimp Po’ Boy

Mardi Gras was this week. This recipe was supposed to be posted on Tuesday, but unfortunately we had no power or internet. Well it tasted so good I decided to post it for you anyway. Just turn on some jazz, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Macarons

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday. It is the day of preparation for the fasting for Ash Wednesday (which is Valentine’s day this year). The foods eaten are rich and full of fat and eggs and dairy – … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras King Cake

King Cake is only available during Mardi Gras – a brioche style cake filled with cinnamon and sugar and decorated with the Mardi Gras colors.  What makes the cake special is the plastic baby that is baked inside.  The lucky … Continue reading

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