Side Dish

The Best of The Bower and The Bower Bar

In early October my sister and I had dinner at The Bower, The Latter...

The Best Cure for Too Much King Cake (or Swedish Candy):...

  Few sweets really grab me unless they involve mascarpone and fruit, like any version...

The Best Incarnations of King Cake

  While most of us were sleeping, with the stroke of midnight last night Carnival...

The Best Luxurious Options for Staying in on New Year’s Eve

  Swirling COVID-19 or not, we never leave our neighborhood on New Year’s Eve. Instead,...

The Best: A Puppy Necessitates Last Minute Solutions for Gifts and...

  With temperatures often reaching the 80s and COVID-19 concerns swirling firmly anew, some of...

The Best Holiday Cookie Recipe: Pecan Icebox Cookies from My Mother

  When she was a teenager and couldn’t possibly have cared less, I used to...

The Best Thanksgiving Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours

  When my daughter, Cecilia, was still living at home (she is now almost 25...

The Best Oyster Dressing, My Dad’s

  The 15th anniversary of the death of Andy Benson, Jr. recently passed, and I...

The Best for a Beautiful Weekend

  It is supposed to be a gorgeous weekend. In connection with the Three Rivers...

The Best Creole Chili Made with Vaucresson’s Chaurice Sausage to Chase...

  A couple of years ago my friends with Camellia Brand beans asked me to...

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