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! Advertisements

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Over 2 Dozen Recipes For a Mardi Gras Party

Are you thinking about a Mardi Gras Celebration? Here are a few of my favorite Mardi Gras inspired recipes from 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 Etouffee

Sometimes I just crave the flavors of Naw’lins. Cajun, Creole, it doesn’t matter. And with Mardi Gras just around the corner I just had to make Shrimp Etouffee.

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Shrimp & Grits with a Cajun Gastrique

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.

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