Mardi Gras Recipes

Mardi Gras!

Let the good times roll with these sweet, savory, tasty, sassy Mardi Gras themed recipes!


Crawfish Etouffee - Louisiana's Best

By Donna Graffagnino
This traditional New Orleans recipe was handed down by my mother. Made from scratch, the simplicity...

Crawfish Fettuccine

By Betty Campisi
This dish is a crowd-pleaser. Serve with garlic bread. You could also add a salad. ...

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

By Betty Campisi
This is one of my families favorite. We had a birthday this week and this was...

Tess and Lilli's Jambalaya

By Tessa Pasquill
My sister and I developed this recipe for jambalaya by combining various recipes together. Our whole...

Shrimp Etouffee

By Scott Anderson
A proper Etouffee must be cooked for hours, however this recipe has been toned down to...

New Orleans Bread Pudding

By Linda Elmenhorst
Delicious! Like a warm hug!

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

By cheryl clark
Shrimp isn't grilled or in traditional BBQ sauce, but that's what they call it in New...

Red Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausage

By Skip Davis
This is but one of hundreds of ways to make Southern Red Beans & Rice. ...

Shut the FFFront Door - Sausage Chicken Jambalaya

By Sue Weaver
My family loves this dish. It's great on weekends when everyone is watching college or pro...

Miniature King Cakes

By Kim Phillips-Randolph
When making a King Cake, I noticed I was out of yeast so I decided to...

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

By Elaine Bovender
Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash-style seafood and hush puppies. I serve...

Hush Puppies

By Debbie W
Anytime we heat up a pot of oil to fry something Hush puppies are a must....

Remoulade Sauce

By Karl Strasser
I like to use this on my crab cakes,

Creole Mac & Cheese

By Leah Stacey
I love mac and cheese! This is my most favorite recipe. I love the spice in...

Deb's Down Home Jambalaya

By Deb Kotansky
This recipe has been in my family for over 40 years. I have changed some things...

Bayou Breakfast

By Robert Priddy
Good eating! Make you some good ole fashion biscuits to go with it and you got...

Crock Pot Po' Boys (or Italian Beef) Sandwiches

By Paula Collier
Italian Beef is a popular food in these parts. Great on football Sundays.

Crawfish Etouffee

By Leah Stacey
Take a trip to the Big Easy with just one bite of this lovely dish! I...

Crabmeat Au Gratin

By Janis McRae
An old Southern Louisiana favorite.

Shrimp and Grits

By Linda Franklin
SO, being from NY, I could not imagine this combo. After one taste out to eat...

Mardi Gras King Cake

By Leah Stacey
This has the texture of a cinnamon roll rather than a cake but it is still...

Mardi Gras Bread

By LISA BOGER
With Mardi Gras coming up, I got to thinking about this bread. Have made this for...

Apple Pie Pancakes w/ Caramel Bourbon Glaze

By Jennifer Bass
I came up with this recipe as one of my food projects. I wanted to...

Busia's Authentic Polish Paczki

By Pat DiMercurio
This recipe was handed down from my Busia, (Grandma) to my mom and aunts, then to...
16 Recipes With Velveeta

16 Recipes With Velveeta


Name a food item more polarizing than Velveeta – we’ll wait. You either love or hate this cheese. While it isn’t a pantry item we use every day, we do love the soft and smooth texture Velveeta adds to some of our favorite recipes. Queso, macaroni and cheese, hot pockets, and more wouldn’t be the […]

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For


Simple to make, a batch of pancakes is an easy homemade breakfast. A tall stack of fluffy pancakes with butter and drizzled with maple syrup, we can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. It’s a meal everyone will wake up for. So, get out your skillet or heat up a pan. Whether […]

Homemade Frosting Recipes To Up Your Cake Game

Homemade Frosting Recipes To Up Your Cake Game


Want to know how to turn a boxed cake into something super special? Make a batch of homemade buttercream frosting! Creamy and buttery, use it to frost a cake and make pretty rosettes with a piping bag. It turns an ordinary cake into bakery quality. No one will guess how easy it was to make. […]