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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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  • dogtrainer By dogtrainer
    02.04.15  

    The Shrimp Boil is a good way to get in the mood, followed by the King's Cake.

  • stacister By stacister
    02.04.15  

    Jambalaya. Paula Dean has a really good recipe!

  • sweetbasil By sweetbasil
    02.04.15  

    Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, hot and spicy.

  • petunia59 By petunia59
    02.04.15  

    A pot of gumbo and some rice fritters!

  • chilegirl By chilegirl
    02.04.15  

    We don't typically make anything for Mardi Gras, but if we did beignets and jambalaya would be at the top of the list!

  • Jenny391 By Jenny391
    02.04.15  

    muffalettas and grits

  • judifer By judifer
    02.04.15  

    King cake!!!

  • subtitu By subtitu
    02.04.15  

    I am going to try making jambalaya

  • shamajim By shamajim
    02.04.15  

    Jambalaya with King Cake for dessert!

  • makingadreamhome By makingadreamhome
    02.04.15  

    Beignets all the way

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