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King Cakes 2015

Jan 23rd, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on King Cakes 2015

It’s crazy how time flies, we’re already almost 3 weeks into the King Cakes season for this year and it’s a tiny season, we only have just over 3 weeks left! This will mark our fourth season providing them to Austin aficionados (to natives, NOLA ex-pats, heck… to anyone who knows and cares about yummy King Cake), […]

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Mardi Gras 2014 Comes To A Close

Mar 4th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on Mardi Gras 2014 Comes To A Close

Thank you all for a stellar King Cake season… it was better than last year, and here’s hoping next year is better still! We sincerely appreciate being allowed to be a part of your celebration. Happy Mardi Gras, be wonderful to each other.

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Voodoo King and Queen Cakes

Jan 16th, 2014 by Michael | 1

We’re expanding our already delicious lineup of King Cakes by adding two flavors of a new style this year… this time, there’s chocolate to be had! It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Voodoo King and the Voodoo Queen. The Voodoo King Cake features a coconut cream cheese filling, a rich chocolate ganache […]

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King Cake Season 2014

Jan 6th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on King Cake Season 2014

Today is Twelfth Night — Epiphany — and that marks the beginning of Mardi Gras, and more importantly to us here at Curious Confections, that ushers in King Cake season. As a New Orleans boy it would be a crime against man and nature if I didn’t insist that we offer King Cakes… not that […]

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Creole Cream Cheese

Jan 28th, 2013 by Michael | Comments Off on Creole Cream Cheese

We’re no strangers to the slow food movement, we adore taking the time to make things ourselves. We’re also big fans of keeping our respective food cultures alive and kicking, and spreading the joy to anyone who can’t get out of the way fast enough. *grins* I recently undertook the task of discovering how to […]

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New Orleans Style King Cake

Jan 21st, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on New Orleans Style King Cake

It’s that time again, it comes round so fast! Mardi Gras season runs from Epiphany (January 6th) til Fat Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday – the day before Lent) and King Cake is acceptable all throughout the season. Now, Easter comes early this year, meaning that Fat Tuesday is in February, the 12th to be precise. That […]

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‘Tis The Season

Feb 16th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on ‘Tis The Season

*** UPDATE*** – moving this post back up to the top for greater King Cake awareness. *grins* +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ It’s January again, Epiphany has passed and it’s King Cake, sorry, Mardi Gras season. *grins* Though I do tend to think if it more as King Cake season. The end of the season – Mardi Gras day […]

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Café Su Da

Apr 7th, 2010 by Michael | 1

It’s well known that I’m a coffee snob, and it’s one of my most endearing features (why does everyone tell me that in such a strange tone of voice?).  I very purposefully nursed and encouraged this snobbery from the very beginning, from my “awakening” moment with coffee. I came to enjoy coffee late in life, […]

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