It’s Fat Tuesday, and parades are rolling across the Gulf Coast throughout the day, bringing the 2012 carnival season to a close. While beads are the attraction in New Orleans (okay, maybe it isn’t the beads but what some people will do to get them), in Mobile, the birthplace of Mardi Gras, it’s all about […]Continue reading
The match-ups of the three-seeds and 14-seeds in the Sweets Showdown produced one slaughter by a favorite, two extremely close races and one unbelievably huge upset. First for the big news. In an upset that rivals upstart Bud’s Best Cookies taking down Krispy Kreme, the little crunchy peanut butter and coconut treat known as Chick-O-Stick at […]Continue reading
We’ve had any number of posts during the Southern Sweets Showdown about traditional, homemade treats and the concomitant warm, fuzzy feelings of nostalgia they evoke. I seem to always be the guy stuck writing about commercial products. That’s fine by me, especially when it comes to Moon Pies.Continue reading
Round One of the Southern Sweets Showdown rolls on with the 3-seeds versus the 14-seeds.
Our first matchup of those seeds comes from the Hand-Held Treats Region, pitting the #3 Moon Pies against the #14 Chick-O-Stick.Continue reading