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Bashful Does Monday the New Orleans Way

16 Dec

Oh friends – have you been wondering what my tyke Bashful is up to lately? Eating of course!! Check it out. XOXO – Bacon

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Our little friend Bashful has been out of the picture lately. Between decorating for the holidays and entertaining out-of-town guests, he’s had his hands full. (Okay, so Bashful doesn’t have hands, but you know what I mean.)

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This past Monday, Bashful got back to living the New Orleans life, and on Mondays that means laundry and red beans and rice. My human mommy/blogging assistant did a little research into why red beans are such a Monday staple in my hometown, and she found this nugget of wisdom from the Camellia Beans people:

Old habits die hard. New Orleanians continue, with ritualistic fervor, to consume red beans and rice on Mondays. Spicy Caribbean recipes for beans and rice were brought to the city in the late 1700s by French-speaking Haitians fleeing the revolution in Saint Domingue (modern-day Haiti). Local housewives and housekeepers quickly adapted the thrifty, convenient practice of tossing meaty…

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Posted by on December 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “Bashful Does Monday the New Orleans Way

  1. easyweimaraner

    December 16, 2016 at 10:16 am

    Oh I love this way…and I love this rituals … I bet Bashful comes back as a giant rock… I would… after being in New Orleans, I would eat my way through the whole town :o)

     
    • Piglove

      December 16, 2016 at 10:34 am

      You got that right my friend. I think I would do the same thing. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Tails Around the Ranch

    December 17, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Red beans and rice? Oh yum! Bashful will have to roll home if he eats much of that. 😉

     
    • Piglove

      December 17, 2016 at 2:41 pm

      I know! But maybe he will share all of the secrets to these recipes. XOXO – Bacon

       

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