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New Orleans King Cake (with Bourbon Glaze)

It’s hard to explain how New Orleans can get under your skin.  I think the reason why many of us can move to New Orleans and duly adopt the traditions (so readily), is because the people of New Orleans are so non-discriminating.  If you’re there, you’re family.  I’ve lived in many places and I can assure you this mentality is rare. The first time I ever saw king cake was in a Walmart in the West Bank of New Orleans.  There were dozens of boxes, stacked like a pyramid at least twelve feet high. I had been in the food industry already for nearly […]