What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 02.04.15
What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?
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Are you getting ready to revel in the flavor of Mardi Gras?

If you can’t actually be in New Orleans for Fat Tuesday, then the next best thing is to eat and party as if you are!

All you need for that are some spectacular Cajun, Creole, and Southern Comfort food, good friends - and a great party dress that you could win in our SheSpeaks Mardi Gras Giveaway!* 

To enter, just tell us in the comments below what kind of festive dishes you'll be cooking to celebrate!

Will it be any of these traditional favorites? Or are you trying some new recipes?

 
 Beignets    Big Easy Gumbo
     
     
 Shrinp Boil    Bananas Foster
     
     
 Louisiana Crepes    Muffalettas
     
     
 Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage    Calas Rice Fritters
 

And now for the Prize!
Our lucky winners will be able to choose anything from a party dress to a gown with the help of a $50 e-card from Rent the Runway! They'll receive the dress they order plus a free back-up size for a four or eight day rental period. After the party, simply mail the dress back in its pre-paid envelope.

And remember, if you've got a great recipe to share, just click on the "Add A Recipe" button HERE to upload it ! We can't wait to see and taste your dishes for Mardi Gras!

"Mardi Gras is the love of life. It is the harmonic convergence of our food, our music, our creativity, our eccentricity, our neighborhoods, and our joy of living. All at once. - Chris Rose, Post-Katrina Stories"

*This Giveaway is open now through February 17, 2015 to US residents 18 years or older. Winners will be chosen at random.

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  • rychepet By rychepet
    02.17.15  

    We'll be making crepes!

  • laroyal06 By laroyal06
    02.16.15  

    We're making Chicken-Andouille Gumbo and having some friends over!

  • baileypaige1 By baileypaige1
    02.16.15  

    Beignets for breakfast Shrimp Po Boys for lunch Gumbo for dinner

  • dmariet16 By dmariet16
    02.16.15  

    Crawfish boil! Yummy! And cornbread with collard greens

  • ecollins86 By ecollins86
    02.15.15  

    Beignets!

  • reb070 By reb070
    02.14.15  

    Oyster Ettouffe and King Cake!

  • kuchick By kuchick
    02.14.15  

    I think we will have banana foster

  • witchmom05 By witchmom05
    02.13.15  

    Jambalaya with fresh tomatoes and sausage

  • debseg By debseg
    02.13.15  

    King Cake

  • lindab15 By lindab15
    02.13.15  

    some seafood gumbo

  • olgvi3 By olgvi3
    02.13.15  

    Pilaf with meat

  • STARRWES2 By STARRWES2
    02.13.15  

    I will be making my famous crawfish ettouffee and king cake for dessert!

  • barbc824 By barbc824
    02.13.15  

    Dirty Rice...yum!

  • MamaHerr By MamaHerr
    02.13.15  

    Definitely making crepes !

  • cmwsunflower By cmwsunflower
    02.13.15  

    Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

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