Eric’s Cincinnati Style Chili with Spaghetti Noodles

Being in the Detroit area, I love a coney dog.  A beanless chili sauce poured over a hot dog, topped with diced yellow onions and mustard.  Kermit Ruffins sings, “what is New Orleans? It’s red beans and rice on a Monday, that is New Orleans.”  For me, what is Detroit?  Sitting in a Coney Island on a … More Eric’s Cincinnati Style Chili with Spaghetti Noodles

Professor Carl Nivale, HOW DO YOU RED BEAN?

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?