Mardi Gras

Big Easy Jambalaya

February 17, 2015

Fat Tuesday is here and luckily you don’t have to wear a costume to make this delicious Mardi Gras meal.

Mardi Gras King Cake

February 16, 2015

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday and it’s time to make Mardi Gras King Cake. Don’t forget to insert the tiny plastic baby inside.

Mardi Gras Gumbo

February 3, 2015

Fat Tuesday is fast approching and it’s time for Mardi Gras Gumbo! I like to keep it simple, so I’ve opted for just the essential Creole favorites of sausage, okra, rice and a bit of Cajun spice.

Okra & Corn Maque Choux

March 13, 2014

Okra & Corn Maque Choux Maque choux is a traditional dish of southern Louisiana similar to succotash. It is believed that the name of this dish is a Cajun French translation of the Native American name.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 Pound Diced Spicy Smoked Sausage 1/2 Cup Chopped Sweet Onion 1/2 Cup...

Mardi Gras Cream Caramel Dessert

March 4, 2014

Mardi Gras Cream Caramel Dessert Celebrate tonight with this delicious Cream Caramel Dessert. Your family will wish it were Mardi Gras every night! INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Cold Water (Divided) 4 Teaspoons Gelatin 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream 1 1/2 Cups Whole Milk 3/4 Cup Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 3...

Mardi Gras

March 4, 2014

Fat Tuesday Red Beans & Rice

March 4, 2014

Fat Tuesday Red Beans & Rice In keeping with the Mardi Gras theme here is a super easy Red Beans & Rice recipe. You can either use canned beans or dried beans (soaked and cooked). INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 2 Minced Garlic Cloves 1 Diced Red Onion 1 Diced...

Mardi Gras King Cake

March 3, 2014

  Mardi Gras King Cake I’m sure you’ve been hearing a lot about King Cake these days, but just what is King Cake anyway? King cakes are a holiday tradition around the world, including the celebration of the Twelfth Night and Carnival. Each community has its own recipe variations and...

Cajun Jambalaya

March 1, 2014

Cajun Jambalaya Can’t make it to the French Quarter on Fat Tuesday? Celebrate Mardi Gras with New Orleans favorites and have your own party (ok dinner for husband and the kids). My recipe calls for shrimp, but I’m allergic to shrimp so I left it out of my dish. INGREDIENTS...

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