Carnival season means two things: King Cakes and Professor Carl Nivale. For over 20 years Professor Carl Nivale has appeared on WWL-TV as the morning show’s Mardi Gras expert. He covers everything from the historical aspects of carnival along with trivia, facts and stories. The professor has become the New Orleans carnival historian and go-to … More Professor Carl Nivale, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?
In 2008, Devin Meyers had an idea: he wanted to celebrate red beans and rice and its cultural impact on New Orleans. He invited some friends over and convinced them that having a red bean parade would be just the way to do it. They all agreed and the Krewe of Red Beans was born. Devin … More Devin De Wulf, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?
Of course red beans and rice are good, but did you know just how good they are for you? They’re a great source of fiber (a single cup offers 16 grams). They’re good for your heart (they help reduce cholesterol levels). Red beans are also an excellent source of protein, energy-boosting carbs, iron, magnesium, vitamin B1, … More Peppery Red Beans and Rice That’s Healthy-ish
UPDATE: This has been one of my most popular recipes since I first published it back in 2015. It’s also perhaps the most controversial. Controversial? I thought I had it rough with the Forgotten Once Jambalaya recipe with the use of chicken breast, but with this recipe, it was the addition of beans. I received so … More Chili Cheese Burrito Inspired by Taco Bells Chilito