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North Korea Claims It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb
The United Nations Security Council called for an emergency meeting after North Korea announced its claim of successfully testing a hydrogen bomb.
King Cakes Return with New Old-School Style
Just when you thought it was safe to resolve swearing off sweets, King Cake season has returned to tempt your palate with French pastry and frangipane. Dating back to the Roman era, and eaten as part of pre-Lenten festivities between Epiphany Day on Jan. 6 and Mardi Gras , King Cakes come in many
6 Mardi Gras Treats From Around the World
It's not called "Fat Tuesday" for nothing. Millions of people will be celebrating Mardi Gras today and, in turn, eating foods inspired from around the globe. Traditionally, Mardi Gras -- a direct translation from French meaning "Fat Tuesday" -- refers to the last night practicing Christians can
Your Guide to Mardi Gras Grub
It's that time of year again, when New Orleans transforms from its usual hard-partying city into the hardest of partying cities for Mardi Gras, and food blogs recommend you get into the spirit by cooking up some Louisiana specialties like gumbo, jambalaya and king cake. Except … what exactly are
New Orleans' King Cake Baby is Terrifying
Everyone loves a New Orleans King Cake, the sugary iced confection with a tiny baby doll hidden inside that brings good luck to those who accidentally eat it at Mardis Gras time. But leave it to New Orleans to take that King Cake baby doll...
King Cake Baby Mascot Goes With the Season
New Orleans Pelicans celebrate Mardi Gras with a giant replica of the tiny doll found in seasonal cake.
Best Mardi Gras Throwables This Year
Some of the best Mardi Gras souvenirs this year can be yours for the catching -- if you're standing along the parade route. Tossed by the handfuls from floats, the best "throws" will include women's shoes, painted coconuts and tiny, water-squirting toilets. Fine dining while watching Mardi Gras
King Cake Burger Is the Stuff Mardi Gras Dreams Are Made Of
With Mardi Gras around the corner, America’s continuing burger obsession has sparked the latest insane food mash-up: the King Cake Burger. Born at the Food Drunk truck in New Orleans, the burger features a brisket patty and slice of sharp cheddar cheese blanketed by a...
More Than Beads: Mardi Gras for Families
There's more to Mardi Gras than beads and boobs, at least if you stay off Bourbon Street. Though the carnival celebration has long been synonymous with debauchery, the key components of New Orleans Mardi Gras seem to have been dreamed up with kids in mind. Lavish costumes and intricate masks,
Royal Wedding: Throw a Princess Party
Your daughter isn't officially royalty, but she's still your princess. With Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding fast approaching, it's the perfect time to treat your daughter and her friends to a princess party. Be sure to serve these dishes that are inspired by and fit for royalty. The