Category Archives: American recipes

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Mardi Gras King Cake

Hey, if you are reading this Mardi Gras King Cake recipe post you either yelled “I got the baby” at a king cake party or just want to bake a delicious piece of New Orleans history. Either way, remember, Laissez les bons temps rouler (Cajun French expression meaning) “Let the good times roll.” Mardi Gras […]

Mardi Gras King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake

They yelled “Who got the baby?” and the party guest looked bewildered. He took another careful bite, slowly rolling the object with his tongue, and then slowly spit it out yelling “I got the baby, so I’m king for the day!” When I hear such stories it reminds me it’s Mardi Gras King Cake time! […]

National Strawberry Shortcake Day

Today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day and I must pay homage to the old-time American classic by preparing and serving it for dessert tonight. But really, I don’t need an excuse to serve it, but it helps. Strawberry shortcake by stu_spivack In order to make an authentic Strawberry Shortcake recipe, you’d need shortcakes (a sweet […]