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Beyond the Kitchen New Orleans

Everyday, New Orleans.

It’s 172 days until Mardi Gras.  Not that we’re counting.  Sure we’ve got this year’s Thanksgiving to consider, Christmas lights to hang eventually, a New Year to cheer and then some sort of diet resolution to endure… but really, down…

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Recipes

Easy Summer Shrimp Boil

I’ve learned something very important about New Orleans… I’ve learned that there’s A LOT I don’t know about New Orleans.   This beautiful, majestic, haunted, steamy city I’ve called home for over a year has secrets.  Big secrets about past…

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Beyond the Kitchen

I Love You, New Orleans

ew Orleans, you beast.  You wild, unpredictable, crazy fun, wholly overwhelming place.  New Orleans isn’t just a city… it’s a spirit and culture.  It’s a lady and a trouble-maker.  It’s palpable and  irresistible, and will not be ignored.  New Orleans,…

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Bread Cakes Holiday Most Polular Block Two

Mardi Gras King Cake

‘all… it’s TIME. It’s time for the brioche-rich, cinnamon-swirled, colorfully sprinkled cake that is KING CAKE!  It’s carnival time here in New Orleans.  That means that we’re celebrating life, pushing the limits of indulgence, dancing in the streets (most literally),…

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