Tag Archive: Lenten ritual

Cruisin’ the Crescent – April 2012 – My New Orleans

Cruisin’ the Crescent – April 2012 My New Orleans I mean anyone from New Orleans knows that during Mardi Gras it’s like calories don’t exist. We gorge on King Cake, Popeyes, crawfish and anything else on offer, washing it down with milk punches and Abita! I don’t know about you, but by Ash Wednesday I…

Mardi Gras recipe: French Quarter Beignets – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

By Jennifer Mastroianni GateHouse News Service & also Marisa Renwald Mardi Gras recipe: French Quarter Beignets Sault Ste. Marie Evening News The beignet (pronounced ben-YAY) is a French doughnut-like¬†¬†pastry that is a common treat at cafes and coffee houses in New Orleans. In fact, the pastry is so beloved that Louisiana named it the official…

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