Reuben’s Bacon Recipe

Whether you are a strict vegan or a devout omnivore, everyone should know where their food comes from.  Five year old Reuben Burgess from Arnaudville, Louisiana certainly demonstrates that he does and allowed me to share his recipe for bacon.  His mom, musician and violin maker extraordinaire, Anya Burgess, also gave her permission.  Needless to say, there will […]

Mardi Gras King Cake

It’s Mardi Gras time!!  I love, love this festival.  I have spent many happy times in Louisiana at celebrations in the city of Lafayette and in rural Cajun country.  I cannot express how much I love the traditions of Courir de Mardi Gras passed down generations in the prairie regions of Cajun country. A description […]