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What Are You Cooking for Mardi Gras?

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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  • LoraineyE By LoraineyE

    Jambalaya or Gumbo would be fun to try to make

  • kfraccio By kfraccio

    Louisiana crepes look great!

  • Karenf By Karenf

    Jambalaya with chorizo and shrimp

  • Emilyk1809 By Emilyk1809

    Jambalaya with sausage and shrimp bake!

  • corgigirl22 By corgigirl22

    I will be trying a authentic dish called Yakamein Soup. I am missing the New Orleans Flare.

  • tamivoll By tamivoll

    Jambalaya and some French Bread!!

  • xoxosbg By xoxosbg


  • bbnjake By bbnjake

    Gumbo for sure!

  • dreampeddler By dreampeddler


  • Ladygem616 By Ladygem616

    Shrimp & smoked sausage boil with Old Bay Seasoning

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