What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 02.04.15
What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?

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

    We'll be making crepes!

  • laroyal06 By laroyal06

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

  • baileypaige1 By baileypaige1

    Beignets for breakfast Shrimp Po Boys for lunch Gumbo for dinner

  • dmariet16 By dmariet16

    Crawfish boil! Yummy! And cornbread with collard greens

  • ecollins86 By ecollins86


  • reb070 By reb070

    Oyster Ettouffe and King Cake!

  • kuchick By kuchick

    I think we will have banana foster

  • witchmom05 By witchmom05

    Jambalaya with fresh tomatoes and sausage

  • debseg By debseg

    King Cake

  • lindab15 By lindab15

    some seafood gumbo

  • olgvi3 By olgvi3

    Pilaf with meat


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

  • barbc824 By barbc824

    Dirty Rice...yum!

  • MamaHerr By MamaHerr

    Definitely making crepes !

  • cmwsunflower By cmwsunflower

    Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

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