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The History of the Roman Candy Company

All images courtesy of Daniel Kottemann. What if I told you that one of the longest-running and most beloved food businesses in New Orleans was a 1900s kitchen on wheels whose star employee was a mule named Miss Mae? Would you believe me? On any given day in the Crescent City, you may just stumble upon this particularly sweet tradition. …

How to Make a Charcuterie Board on a Budget

Charcuterie boards have quickly become a social media phenomenon thanks to their delicious, luxurious ingredients and cultured aesthetic that inspires the bons vivants in us all. As a creative and passionate hostess, I find joy in feeding my friends and family for weekend get-togethers, weddings, baby showers, and birthday parties. I’m always the friend who gets nominated to host events and …

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Where to Get the Best Beignets in Louisiana

What’s deep fried, covered in powdered sugar, and originated in ancient Rome? We’ll give you a hint—it starts with a “b” and ends with “eignet.” Today, these delicious puffy treats are most commonly associated with New Orleans, but beignets can be found all over the Pelican State! We talked to team members from our branches across the state and they …

Is a Meal Delivery Service Right for You?

Let’s face it: we all lead busy lives! We have professional and social obligations to manage, our kids have hectic schedules, and chores around the house can pile up. These responsibilities leave little time for things like meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking. On some weekends, I’d rather spend my extra time with friends and family than taking the time …

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Where to Get the Best Chicken Wings in Baton Rouge

Chicken wings. One of America’s favorite foods. No, really! The National Chicken Council projected Americans to eat 1.4 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl LIV weekend. That’s a lot of chicken. Super Bowl weekend or not, wings are great any time of the year and one of our favorite things to eat here at Pelican. If you’re ever in the …