An easier King Cake recipe

Mardi Gras King Cake, A Long Way From Home

It arrived via overnight shipping late last night in an unassuming package. By the time the New York sun allowed for photographs, it was almost half gone thanks to myself, and one other person (I will not incriminate this person for their own protection). ...more
@INSPIRED ONE Hope you enjoyed your Mardi Gras, too. One of these days I need to make it back ...more

Weekend Menu Planning: Celebrate Mardi Gras with Some New Orleans Foods

I'm guessing this weekend many people will be focused on Mardi Gras, a time of celebration leading up to Ash Wednesday or the first day of Lent, which falls on March 9 this year. Some Christians give up meat or other favorite foods for the six weeks of Lent, so the Mardi Gras celebration represents the last chance to indulge in rich foods. Mardi Gras celebrations in the U.S. are commonly associated with New Orleans, and although many traditional New Orleans foods are associated with this holiday, no two foods symbolize Mardi Gras more than making King Cake and eating pancakes on Fat Tuesday. ...more

Probably not for most people!

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