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Murphy up for slice of King Cake with drilling planned for October

Upstream Online - 18 Aug 2017
US INDEPENDENT Murphy Oil has filed an exploration plan to drill the King Cake prospect in the Atwater Valley area of the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico, writes Kathrine Schmidt. Murphy, back exploring in the US Gulf after a hiatus, has pencilled in 1 ...
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Jeremy Lee's almond cake recipe with strawberries and cream

The Guardian - 04 Aug 2017
Pain de Gênes is a delicate cake – delicious too – warranting a little extra effort to ensure a most special summer's pudding. Just before company descends, hull the strawberries and slice them holus-bolus into the most random of shapes and sizes, dust ...
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Rip Naquin, a leader in New Orleans' LGBT community, dies at 63

The Advocate - 11 Aug 2017
The most "enthusiastic" bead-thrower on the balcony on Mardi Gras would be chosen as the King Cake Queen, who would be honored at a formal, invitation-only coronation ball during the next year's Carnival, according to Brian Sands, who has been ...
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Why We Can't Just Eat Cake

HuffPost - 18 Aug 2017
Because in the words of Martin Luther King Jr, the greatest threat is not the KKK or explicit racists. The greatest threat is the “white moderate who is more devoted to 'order' than justice.” So we must ask ourselves, how many times have we kept the ...
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The King Cake Tradition, Explained

Eater - 11 Jan 2017
Americans usher in the new year with diets and lifestyle resolutions galore, but many people across the globe — particularly those from predominantly Catholic countries — celebrate the calendar change with a sweet pastry known as king cake. It first ...
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These Two Houston King Cakes Actually Rule

Houston Press - 02 Feb 2017
The king cake is a major Mardi Gras tradition, typically making an appearance on Twelfth Night (the twelfth day of Christmas and the first night of pre-Lenten festivities known as Carnival). The cake is said to honor the Magi, the three biblical kings ...
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Do you Mardi Gras? Time to order a King Cake

The Courier-Journal - 14 Feb 2017
Although most people tend to associate Mardi Gras with loud, high-octane (and possible alcohol-fueled) frivolity, one tradition of the holiday appeals to all ages: the sweet, multi-colored concoction known as the King Cake. The King Cake has a history ...
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King Cake of the day: Winn Dixie

WGNO - 10 Feb 2017
New Orleans (WGNO) - Leading up to Mardi Gras, we're showing you all the King Cake hotspots and it's up to you to choose the best one. Winn Dixie is not new to the king cake game. They have been in the New Orleans community for over 60 years, and ...
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Oh, God, The King Cake Baby Is Out In The Wild Again Today

Deadspin - 29 Jan 2017
New Orleans's favorite nightmare demon infant is out roaming the streets once again—that's right, the King Cake Baby is at the city's annual King Cake Fest today. The event sounds like a lovely gathering, full of delicious cake and opportunities to ...
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King Cake of the Day: Maurice French Pastries

WGNO - 23 Feb 2017
Their favorite and most labor-intensive cakes are their Specialty King Cakes. The Bourbon Street King Cake is filled with creamy chocolate custard, Kentucky bourbon and toasted pecans, while the Woodland Plantation King Cake is flavored with Bavarian ...
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King Cake of the day: Blue Dot Donuts

WGNO - 09 Feb 2017
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Leading up to Mardi Gras, we're showing you all the King Cake hotspots and it's up to you to choose the best one! At Blue Dot Donuts, they say it's just a basic king cake, made out of doughnut dough! And it's not any everyday ...
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King Cake of the day: Caluda's King Cake

WGNO - 07 Feb 2017
New Orleans (WGNO) - Leading up to Mardi Gras, we're showing you all the King Cake hotspots and it's up to you to choose the best one! Caluda's King Cakes started with a coffee shop on Metairie Road called the Coffee Cottage, but when they started ...
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Where to Find King Cake in Seattle

Seattlemag - 31 Jan 2017
Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday (February 28), is when everyone enjoys the last hurrah of eating sugary things before fasting for Lent starts. Traditionalists celebrate by eating king cake—often a ring-shaped, pastry-like cake topped with icing ...
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All of Your Questions About King Cake, Answered

Food & Wine - 28 Feb 2017
There's no food more synonymous with Mardi Gras in New Orleans than king cake. The ubiquitous Carnival dessert is beloved by every New Orleanian and as soon as the Epiphany rolls around in early January, king cakes can be found in bakeries, homes, ...

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