Mardi Gras! Recipes

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

Praline Pecan Bread Pudding With Rum Sauce

Extra good with a little whipped cream on top of the rum sauce.

Crawfish Etouffee

I am from Southern Louisiana where crawfish are plentiful and not your regular ditch bugs ...

Crabmeat Au Gratin

An old Southern Louisiana favorite.

Apple Filled King Cake

This Apple Filled King Cake is very popular and so easy to make at home. ...

Crawfish Fettuccine

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

Mardi Gras Bread

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

Authentic Beignets

Grew up eating these all the time. Nothing in the world like them. One order ...

Bayou Breakfast

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

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

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

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

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

My Favorite King Cake Recipe

I started making King Cake about 10 years ago and every year my husband's office ...

Mexican Pinwheels

Kids love these in addition to adults! Great buffet addition during the holidays.

Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

With any pancake mix, you can add blueberries, apples, peaches, etc. Whatever you have a ...

Miniature King Cakes

When making a King Cake, I noticed I was out of yeast so I decided ...

Apple Pie Pancakes w/ Caramel Bourbon Glaze

I came up with this recipe as one of my food projects. I wanted ...

Slow Cooker Creole Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a mish mash or mix-up of vegetables and meat. Originating from the French ...

Cajun Party Chicken Boats

This is a recipe I came up with while I was living in New Orleans, ...

Busia's Authentic Polish Paczki

This recipe was handed down from my Busia, (Grandma) to my mom and aunts, then ...

Crawfish Balls

The balls are very rich and feeling, but delicious. I also serve with a green ...

Mardi Gras Gorilla Bread

Here is another idea for a Mardi Gras quick and easy dessert. Again, since I ...

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

This is one of my families favorite. We had a birthday this week and this ...

DECADENT SEAFOOD GUMBO (no tomato, no bell pepper)

This is my version of a fantastically rich, delicious gumbo recipe, full of crab and ...

Homemade Shrimp Gumbo From Scratch

Shrimp Gumbo has always been a favorite of my family for years. It is one ...

Comforting Oven-Fried Okra, Squash, and Onion

Mmmm. Good old country comfort food with less fat than what I grew up ...

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