Word of the week: “lagniappe” (pronounced “LAN-yap”). Commonly used in and around New Orleans, it is a bonus or unexpected benefit, such as a small gift given by a retailer to a customer.

Which of these uncooked foods retains its taste and texture the longest when frozen?

A) Steaks

B) Burgers

C) Bacon

D) Sausage

Friday’s answer: In an attempt to deal with a glut of cotton, mess hall officer Milo Minderbinder covers pieces of cotton with chocolate and serves it to the troops, in the Joseph Heller novel “Catch-22.”

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