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Posts from February 2015

Run Chicken Run!

2/6/2015 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
I can smell the barbecue pork that’s already smoking on the pit as we meet at the KC Hall, 503 E. Highway 90, in the town of Iowa, Louisiana, around 9 a.m. to pay our money to ride in the parade. Smoked meats like sausage and tasso are popular in Cajun Country. Everyone is milling around in their Courir de Mardi
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A New Twist for King Cakes

2/4/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
King cake spinoffs have become a seasonal trend. Everything from king cake hamburger buns to boudin king cakes are being seen in Louisiana. There are even local businesses creating their own Mardi Gras masterpieces. Photo by David Hill I came across a Facebook post by Botsky’s talking about king cake sweet potato fries. I basically
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Mardi Gras Galore!

2/2/2015 by Glenn Kaufmann
Photo by www.monsoursphotography.net From elaborate headpieces, to flowing gowns, crowns, and scepters, Mardi Gras krewes outfit their royal courts in the best and brightest royal regalia. And, if the Royal Gala is any indication, nobody takes Mardi Gras costumes more seriously than the people of Lake Charles, in southwestern Louisiana,
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