#newinNOLA tip – praline is pronounced “prawleen”

Happy National Praline Day! Have you tried one of these delicious sugary treats yet? There are plenty of storebought options in the French Quarter, especially near the French Market. If you ask nicely, most will give you a sample.

#newinNOLA tip – we say “prawleen” not “prayleen” in New Orleans.

More praline tips:

If you want to try a praline for free, print out this coupon and take it to Aunt Sally’s on St. Charles.

And Southern Candymakers gives a 10 percent discount to locals. Ask for it at the register.

Want to try making pralines at home? Here are 24 recipes to get you started, including a microwave version for beginners.

Most of the praline shops in the French Quarter make pralines in public. You can watch the process and get samples. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

Most of the praline shops in the French Quarter make pralines in public. You can watch the process and get samples. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

 

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