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Mardi Gras King Cake Scones

Last week, without thinking, I posted three dinner recipes in a row. Usually, I try to break things up a bit with a salad or dessert or some other post. So this weekend, I thought I’d make more “fun” things!

Mardi Gras King Cake Scones
Mardi Gras King Cake Scones

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2 Dozen Recipes For a Mardi Gras Party

Are you thinking about a Mardi Gras Celebration? Here are a few of my favorites inspired by the South & New Orleans. (It seems I really like pimento cheese!) Click on a photo to take you to a recipe.

Laissez les bons temps rouler.

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Shrimp & Grits with a Cajun Gastrique

These Shrimp & Grits are nothing like any you might have ever tasted!!

Even if  you’ve had Shrimp & Grits before, you’ve probably never had any like these. Deeply spiced, earthy shrimp, garlic and peppers with bacon – the dish is fantastic on its own – but this has a twist – it’s punctuated by a Cajun Gastrique.

Shrimp & Grits with Cajun Gastrique
Shrimp & Grits with Cajun Gastrique

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