King Cake Recipe
The person who gets the slice with the baby is King or Queen of the day — and has to supply the cake at the next gathering. In some circles, it implies that the person who gets the baby will be the next person to have a child.
By Judy Walker, The Times-Picayune Chris Granger/The Times-PicayuneThe winner of the 2012 King Cake King contest is the pecan praline made by Manny Randazzo. Q: You have to taste the king cake at (name your favorite) bakery. A. No, I don't.
By Noelle Carter For many, a New Orleans-style Mardi Gras is simply not complete without a king cake. Shown here is a homemade Mardi Gras king cake with cream cheese and apple filling. In making a king cake, roll out the dough onto a lightly floured
Happy Mardis Gras. This calls for some Cajun and Creole recipes, starting today with a recipe for a traditional King Cake from Food Network's Emeril Lagasse.
Royal sugar rush. [Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa] "Mardi Gras" is French for "Fat Tuesday," as it is the day before Ash Wednesday and the Christian season of Lent. Lent commemorates and honors the 40 days Jesus