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Worldly Fare: Toulouse Petit

After rescheduling several times to accommodate all of our work schedules, Brian and I finally met my co-worker and his husband for brunch this weekend at… 254 more words


Recipe| Beignets

History of Beignets
(Pronounced ben~yay)

Beignets are the official state doughnut of Louisiana. How this tasty treat ended up in the Pelican State is a typical American migration story. 402 more words

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Fat Tuesday!

Krewe du Cascadia went all out today

with a Fat Tuesday lunch at Max Marbles with all the favorites…grits, hoppin’ john, creole mac and cheese, etouffe, red beans and rice with spicy sausage, cornbread, beignets (made by Tory)…. 38 more words

Mardi Gras Beignet or Pets d’âne

Beignet (ben-YAY) comes from the early Celtic word bigne meaning “to raise” and French for “fritter” made from deep-fried choux pastry or “pâte à choux”. Beignets,  a New Orleans specialty, are fried, raised pieces of yeast dough, usually about 2 inches in diameter or 2 inches square. 409 more words


Mardi gras oblige...

Je viens partager une recette que j’adore , et qui est de circonstance en ce mardi gras .

Les beignets aux pommes 

C’est une recette que j’ai découvert grâce à ma grand mère lorsque j’étais enfant. 132 more words

Breaking Free from the Stereotypical New Orleans: City Park & Morning Call

Person: Hey! What are you doing over the break?

Me: Oh, I’m going to New Orleans!

Same Person: Cool! So, you’re gonna go to like The French Quarters and Bourbon Street and stuff? 585 more words

New Orleans

Mardi Gras, take me!!!

I love New Orleans, and I LOVE Mardi Gras! The music! The food! The drinks! The parades! The balls! The food! The music! The drinks! The food! 1,483 more words

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