Food and Drink


Lenten Fish Fries on the Northshore

For some denominations, Fridays in Lent means no meat. Many churches aim to help you out by offering a Friday Fish Fry where you can purchase fried catfish or other seafood and save yourself the trouble of having to cook something. As a bonus, most of these events are also…






Northshore King Cake Guide

This time of year is king cake time. You may think that Carnival season is about parades and fancy balls, but really. . . it’s about king cake. The great equalizer, king cakes can be bought practically anywhere this time of year–I just spotted some for sale at my pharmacy!…




Traditional King Cake Recipe {Like McKenzie’s}

When everyone else is singing that it’s the most wonderful time of the year at Christmas, I’m counting down the days until 12th Night when my most wonderful time of the year begins. Mardi Gras is my Christmas. I love everything about Carnival time, but I especially look forward to…