What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?

   By SheSpeaksTeam  Feb 04, 2015

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!


*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 | WESTLAND, MI
Feb 17, 2015

We'll be making crepes!

laroyal06 by laroyal06 | Johns Island, SC
Feb 16, 2015

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

baileypaige1 by baileypaige1 | WALNUT COVE, NC
Feb 16, 2015

Beignets for breakfast Shrimp Po Boys for lunch Gumbo for dinner

dmariet16 by dmariet16 | BLYTHEVILLE, AR
Feb 16, 2015

Crawfish boil! Yummy! And cornbread with collard greens

ecollins86 by ecollins86 | Laveen, AZ
Feb 15, 2015


reb070 by reb070 | san diego, CA
Feb 14, 2015

Oyster Ettouffe and King Cake!

kuchick by kuchick | Abilene, KS
Feb 14, 2015

I think we will have banana foster

witchmom05 by witchmom05 | ABINGDON, VA
Feb 13, 2015

Jambalaya with fresh tomatoes and sausage

debseg by debseg | OCEAN, NJ
Feb 13, 2015

King Cake

lindab15 by lindab15 | E STROUDSBURG, PA
Feb 13, 2015

some seafood gumbo

olgvi3 by olgvi3 | Forest Hills, NY
Feb 13, 2015

Pilaf with meat

Feb 13, 2015

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

barbc824 by barbc824 | Caldwell, ID
Feb 13, 2015

Dirty Rice...yum!

MamaHerr by MamaHerr | Islip Terrace, NY
Feb 13, 2015

Definitely making crepes !

cmwsunflower by cmwsunflower | Grand Island, NY
Feb 13, 2015

Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage