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Bake your own King Cake for Mardi Gras
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King Cake is a New Orleans tradition that involves pastry, a small plastic baby and a party, often eaten on Mardi Gras. - photo by Photos by REBEKAH FAULK LINGENFELSER/special
Mardi Gras means "Fat Tuesday" in French, and is the celebratory carnival that leads up to the beginning of Lent. The name "Fat Tuesday" refers to the practice of consuming all of the food forbidden while fasting during Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday. This past week, I had fun celebrating this Louisiana holiday by baking my first King Cake at home.
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