Being a Baker

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Wanda Faye Elzie-Williams
DWRI 0093-43500
Professor Dennis
21 February 2014

A Family Affair Every year in April for 3 days my family and I get together and enjoy the Goode Times Rolle Holiday in Dixie Festival/Picnic in Shreveport, Louisiana. This festival/picnic is a tradition for our families from Texas, California, and New Orleans to enjoy good spicy seafood and Bar-B-Que , dance at the Goods Time Rolle Dance Contest, and have fun riding the big roller coaster at the mini amusement park downtown. First, the elders aunts and uncles talk trash to each other about how they are growing to shot them out the box on their new and improve BBQ recipes, while firing up the chuck wagon cast iron grills these grills are so huge they can cook all the meats pork, beef, wieners we call them Dogs barking), hot links and downhome smoke sausages and when the meats finished cooking everyone can sit down and eat and pray at the same time. You can smell the smoke and seasonings all around the park making us talk about how our stomach ache for that good food cooking. Crawfish, boiled shrimp, corn, and potatoes boiling in the back corner of the park because some of my family was allergic to the shellfish. My mom and aunts baked all types of cakes likes grandmother’s million dollar chocolate cake it is to die for, pound cake, German Italian crème cake, lemon icebox cake, snicker and almond joy cake, pies( sweet potato, pecan, buttermilk chestnut, coconut, and my mom’s spectacular bread pudding makes my mouth water for it now. Secondly, the biggest family event is the Goode Times Rolle Cajun Dance Party. At the party our family dance to Ode School and new school music, the younger generation likes to hear loud rap music and the elders holler at the deejay to turn that loud stuff off and get to the real music. We would have a contest to see which generation had the best…...

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