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Mardi Gras Float

Helen Reporting: While many people are getting ready for the Super Bowl later this week, if you live in New Orleans, another exciting event is Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras comes once a year in New Orleans and includes food, fun, beads, and of course,  huge parades. These parades feature floats that are not only amazing to […]

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In my family, the cheese straw was reserved for elegant cocktail parties, particularly during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Linen napkins, crystal sherry glasses, beautiful china. That was the setting for my grandmother’s cheese straws. No one is certain of the cheese straw’s origin. Tradition has it that the first published recipe can be found […]

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