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Loaded Baked Potato

Potatoes are The Perfect Food

Did you know that you could technically survive on eating potatoes alone? Potatoes are most often classified as a carbohydrate because the average potato has about 26 grams, yet if the skin is eaten, you are ingesting just about every vitamin and mineral necessary for survival! Also, potatoes can offer you a complete protein source […]

Red Beans & Rice, Monday Tradition, New Orleans

Why is Red Beans & Rice a Monday Tradition?

Everybody knows that Monday is red beans and rice day. But do you know why? Leave it to clever New Orleans housewives. In the 19th century, Monday was laundry day in the city. Without washing machines, the ladies of the house had to clean every dirty article of clothing by hand! This didn’t leave much […]