Mardi Gras Magic

This coming Tuesday is the celebration of Mardi Gras, the culmination of several weeks of festivals, parties and parades. Traditionally this is a celebration leading up to Lent, but is celebrated by many different people and cultures, especially in New Orleans.  Today I’ve got some food ideas to spice up any celebrations you may be having!

Shrimp and crab gumbo

Hot shrimp dip

Big Easy shrimp etouffée

Shrimp jambalaya

Fried catfish po’ boy

Chicken gumbo

Shrimp boil

Cajun snapper with red beans and rice

Jambalaya pizza

King cake

King cake cupcakes

Mini King cakes

Crown cookies

Easy beignets

Buttermilk pralines

Cafe brulot

Parade time cocktail


Are you celebrating Mardi Gras?  If so, what are you cooking?

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