Long before the Jazz Fest made cochon de lait poor boys famous, the central Louisiana town of Mansura had made the meat part of the state’s culinary language. On the eve of each Mothers’ Day (May 12-13 this year) the town celebrates its annual Cochon de Lait Festival. Several years ago while driving up La. Highway One, I first came

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