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Mardi Gras Recipe Roundup for Fat Tuesday

Can you believe it’s already Fat Tuesday? And can you believe this year Fat Tuesday is on February 13th, which means it’s followed by Ash Wednesday on February 14th – Valentine’s Day?  Yep, the kickoff of Lent – a season of fasting, abstinence, and avoiding temptation – falls on the same day devoted to gorging on chocolates,… Read More ›

A Brief History of Jambalaya

New Orleans is known for many dishes. Gumbos, crawfish, more ways of cooking alligator than most of us have ever dreamed of. However, there are three big ones the Cajun and Creole cooks are world-famous for. I’ve already shared two vegan versions with you – Red Beans and Rice and (Not So) Dirty Rice. The… Read More ›

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice Vegan

A History of New Orleans Red Beans And Rice

  It’s the end of February – the perfect time for a big bowl of red beans and rice! Is there a  better way to celebrate Mardi Gras? (February 28th this year; although celebrations have already started and should get into rowdy full swing this weekend). Even if you have no wish to celebrate Carnival,… Read More ›

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