Grillades and Grits: A New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition

My culinary tribute to Mardi Gras this year is Grillades and Grits. This is the quintessential New Orleans brunch menu, especially during Mardi Gras carnival season. Here’s a little about the tradition and the dish.

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Ring in the New Year with Lucky Cabbage Recipes

Here is Times Square in New York City with a few days remaining in 2014. It’s a tradition for us to watch the ball drop at midnight. This has been a good year for our family; perhaps it was the cabbage and black-eyed peas that I fixed last year on New Years Day. I’m a little suspicious, so think I’ll cook the same foods this year, too.

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