Where do beignets originate from?

Answer Beignets are most commonly associated in the United States with New Orleans' French Quarter. But these tasty, deep-fried treats can trace their origins back to 16th century Europe. France made them... Read More »

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Where did beignets come from?

According to What's Cooking America, beignets may have been brought from Islamic-ruled Andalusia (a region in Spain) to France, where they have been linked to French Mardi Gras celebrations since t... Read More »

How to Make Beignets?

Beignet is French for fritter. It is a light and airy yeast pastry that is fried, covered in sweet powdered sugar and served hot, usually with coffee. It is believed that French colonists brought b... Read More »

Where did pai gow originate from?

Pai gow originated in China. References to the domino tiles used in pai gow date back to 1120, during the Song Dynasty. Pai gow poker, which combined the card game and the domino game, was first pl... Read More »

When did the 501(c)(3) originate?

The Tariff Act of 1913 is the direct predecessor of Title 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3) (exemption from tax on corporations, certain trusts, etc.; list of exempt organizations). The Revenue Acts of 1918,... Read More »