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Happy Epiphany

January 6th.  Epiphany.  King’s Day.  The start of Carnival.  The beginning of the Mardi Gras Season.  The time for King Cakes! Tradition states that the finder of the baby (or crown) baked into the cake is responsible for the cake … Continue reading

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Southern Traditions: Black-eyed Peas on New Years

What’s the plan for your house this New Year’s Day?  Are you serving black-eyed peas, greens, and pork? I think we’ll be doing a little of this: Since I’ll be in the city with some of the greatest food in … Continue reading

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