Country Roads Magazine – The Praline Ladies

My article “The Praline Ladies” was recently featured in the December issue of Country Roads Magazine. I really enjoyed writing it and sharing more of my research on these remarkable ladies.

Below is an excerpt. Please follow the link to read the article in its entirety.

As a child growing up in New Orleans, one of the memories I most return to is me, sitting in the kitchen, watching my grandmother make pralines. I can still picture her ladling the creamy mixture onto wax paper. I’d wait patiently as each dollop spread and magically cooled into an edible treat. As an adult, their magic never wavered. 

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Me with Ms. Loretta, of Loretta’s Authentic Pralines AKA the Queen of Pralines