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Mardi Gras Food

New Orleans Jambalaya Recipe for Mardi Gras

Laura Fuentes | Posted 02.08.2016 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

With Mardi Gras season comes lots of entertaining here in New Orleans and one of the things we love to do is feed our family and friends recipes that are full of traditional Cajun flavors.

Shockingly, These King Cakes Actually Taste Good

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Taste

Hint: It's better homemade.

6 Milk Punch Recipes For Mardi Gras

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.30.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

This cocktail is a New Orleans tradition, an eye-opener that provides much-needed stamina for Mardi Gras festivities.

17 Of The Fattiest Foods To Eat On Fat Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste

Let the good times roll.

How To Make One Of America's Best Sandwiches

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Taste

You said this gut-bomb was the country's best, so let's make some!

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

New Orleans Chef Syrena Johnson's Super Bowl-Meets-Mardi Gras Crawfish Etouffee | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Black Voices

7-Up cake may never make it onto the contemporary French menu of Chef John Besh's New Orleans restaurant, August, but for his mentee, Syrena Johnson, ...

Plant-Based Meals: Vegan For Mardi Gras (NAS)

Meg Wolff | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Meg Wolff

Do you eat vegan, but still want to celebrate Mardi Gras? Well, this tasty traditional Mardi Gras dish of red beans and rice given to me by my friend, Crazy Dick (Rich Curole) will let you stay with your plant-based plan, instead of letting it go out the window!

A Mardi Gras Reflection: Oh, What A Relief It Is

Greg Tobin | Posted 04.21.2012 | Religion
Greg Tobin

For me, Mardi Gras has significance not as a day of indulgence, but, like Christmas Eve perhaps, as a day that precedes a particularly solemn season.

Bottereaux Nantais: Beignets for Carnival

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

Anyone who reads these food pages knows about Mardi Gras and Lent, Carnival and all of her traditions, so I won't give you yet another history lesson....

Mardi Gras 2011: Where To Eat Late-Night After The Celebrations

Lonely Planet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

New Orleans' bars can stay open round the clock, which makes it possible to completely rearrange your schedule to whatever suits your night-owl soul. ...

Mardi Gras The Green Way | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This year get set for greener festivities. I've never actually been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans but that has never stopped me from celebrating at ...