Mardi Gras Recipes

Mardi Gras!

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


Valley Green Farm's Southern-style Crab Cakes

Valley Green's Southern-Style Crab Cakes

By Cindy DeVore
I can't take total credit for these luscious crab cakes. They are a combination of many...
Fabulous Jambalaya! You Can Also Add Shrimp!

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...
Low Country Grits And Shrimp

LOW COUNTRY GRITS AND SHRIMP

By KAREN ROBERTS
this is a great recipe when you have a lot of people over. 1 pot... that's...
Comforting Oven-fried Okra, Squash, And Onion

Comforting Oven-Fried Okra, Squash, and Onion

By Kathleen Hagood
Mmmm. Good old country comfort food with less fat than what I grew up eating....
Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce

Deep Fried Onion Balls With Cajun Ranch Sauce

By Kathy Sills
I wanted to try something different instead of a plain onion ring! So I came up...
Bananas Foster Cream Pie

Bananas Foster Cream Pie

By Sheri Mullins
This little place in the mountains has wonderful pie! I just loved their banana foster...
Creole Mac & Cheese

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

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

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

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

Crawfish Etouffee

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

Shrimp and Grits

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

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

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

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

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

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

Busia's Authentic Polish Paczki

By Pat DiMercurio
This recipe was handed down from my Busia, (Grandma) to my mom and aunts, then to...
Vegas Chicken And Sausage Gumbo

Vegas Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

By levy vegas
Born in Louisiana so it is mandatory you know how to make a good gumbo.
Tess And Lilli's Jambalaya

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

Shrimp Etouffee

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

Crawfish Etouffe

By Dwana Townsend
I am from Southern Louisiana where Crawfish are plentiful and not your regular ditch bugs or...
Cajun Chicken Sausage Shrimp & Crab Gumbo

Cajun Chicken Sausage Shrimp & Crab Gumbo

By Lorrie Butler
I have been making gumbo since my early 20's and I have never measured any of...
New Orleans Bread Pudding

New Orleans Bread Pudding

By Linda Elmenhorst
Delicious! Like a warm hug!
New Orleans Style Bbq Shrimp

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...

13 Pasta Salad Recipes Perfect for Summertime


Light and fresh, pasta salad is perfect for summertime. It’s a quick and easy to make dish to bring to a cookout or potluck. Pasta salad is also hearty enough to be a light summer dinner. These 13 pasta salad recipes are packed with flavor and guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.

8 Homemade Fried Chicken Recipes


Golden brown crispy skin outside and tender, moist chicken inside, there’s nothing we don’t love about homemade fried chicken. Full of flavor and easy to make, everyone can make homemade fried chicken in their own kitchen. Pair with mashed potatoes, hush puppies and cornbread for one delicious meal! 

Recipes to Use Up Fresh Strawberries


On my food shopping trips, I’ve noticed strawberries look quite tasty. They’re bright red, big, and look juicy. I finally decided to pick up a quart to give them a try. Snacking on fresh strawberries is delicious (especially with a little cream), but I plan on using them in a recipe too. And, while I […]