Easy and Simple Mardi Gras Dinner Ideas

Looking for some Mardi Gras dinner ideas? In today’s post, I will share three interesting dinner recipes. “Mardi Gras,” or “Fat Tuesday,” is all about celebrating the last day of indulgence before austere Ash Wednesday ushers in Lent and its 40 days of fasting until Holy Saturday. Whether you participate in the Lenten season or not, this time of the year give us an awesome chance to celebrate all the Cajun-style cuisine of the Gulf....more
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Hurricane Cocktail

Hurricane CocktailThe famous rum punch from New Orleans that will leave you with a smile!http://www.thesensuist.com/Hurricane_Cocktail.html...more

Fat Tuesday: Beignets & Cafe au lait

This time of year, when Mardi Gras is in full swing and Fat Tuesday upon us,  I long for all things Creole, Cajun and well, downright bad for me like king cakes and hurricanes.   Beignets are the easiest of the Creole treats to craft – simply yeast-leavened fried dough....more

Beignets, Jambalaya, and Muffuletta’s for Celebrating Mardi Gras

This year February to May bring about my favorite holidays! The first of which is Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday.  One of my ancestors moved from France to the colonies in the 1600′s via Holland. He probably never celebrated Mardi Gras as he was a Huguenot or in other words a french protestant. I have never been able to attend in person any Mardi Gras celebration except for a few years at Universal Studios in Orlando....more