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The Louisiana South is no slacker when it comes to making and savoring the best in food, especially on Fat Tuesday, when the long period of Lent is about to begin. So let us indulge, first with a classic sweet potato and pecan pie recipe. There's Bourbon in that crackly, sugary pecan crust. Want more? Don't we all. But you're in luck: You can have more Mardi Gras recipes.