Word of the Day: Lagniappe

May 10, 2012 11:31 am

Building up your kitchen vocab arsenal

Having one more unexpected chicken tender in your basket can turn your frown upside-down. We call this lagniappe.

Lagniappe is a word used in Texas and Louisiana that refers to extra food given unexpectedly (“bakers dozen”-style). So that’s why they call it Southern hospitality. We enjoy extra food, especially chicken tenders. Practice your lagniappe with this recipe for smiles all around.

Use today’s Word of the Day: How to Make Chicken Tenders

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