Mardi Gras Recipes and Ideas

Mardi Gras Recipes and Ideas

center/centerdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"iJoin in on the fun and support Cooking With Libby on these social media outlets (click to follow):/i/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"ba href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cooking-With-Libby/157639880994" target="blank"iFacebook/i/a/b/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"ba href="https://twitter.com/Cooknwithlibby" target="blank"iTwitter/i/a/b/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"bia href="http://www.pinterest.com/cooknwithlibby/" target="blank"Pinterest/a/i/b/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-iYLVRfYcBgc/UwoN-PNRI2I/AAAAAAAAHeo/QSEOHw9kS1E/s1600/MardiGrasRecipeslabeledjpg.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="221" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-iYLVRfYcBgc/UwoN-PNRI2I/AAAAAAAAHeo/QSEOHw9kS1E/s1600/MardiGrasRecipeslabeledjpg.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"Mardi Gras is coming up soon!  /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"When we used to live in Louisiana, we looked forward /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"to this time of the year.  /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"The King Cakes, the parades, and Fat Tuesday were all /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"traditions that we really enjoyed./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"This post is a compilation of all the Louisiana style recipes /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"I have learned to make over the years./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"Click on the picture to view the recipes./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"bispan style="font-size: x-large;"Mini-King Cakes/span/i/b/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: large;"bibr //i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"(This recipe is not your traditional way of making King Cakes, however, if you find yourself pretty busy and pressed for time, these will definitely suffice.  All you need is a can of pre-made cinnamon rolls and some colorful sugar crystals.)/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-family: Times, 'Times New Roman', serif;"span style="line-height: 16px;"br //span/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.cookingwithlibby.com/2011/03/mini-king-cakes-mardi-gras-celebration.html"img border="0" height="265" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6JFtIFWsWiU/T0OYIrAgII/AAAAAAAADs0/lu4mPWRhkUM/s400/DSC7681labeled.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"bispan style="font-size: x-large;"Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice/span/i/b/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: large;"bbr //b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"(Nothing says Louisiana more then a hot, steaming pot of Red Beans and Rice.  This is my family's go-to recipe for this lovely dish.)/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.cookingwithlibby.com/2011/03/authentic-louisiana-red-beans-rice.html"img border="0" height="271" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-jY-f1GJZiLo/T0OadOy17xI/AAAAAAAADs8/Kjym3JFz9c/s400/RBNRlabeled.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: x-large;"biEasy Homemade Beignets/i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"(Yummmm!  Beignets!  It's one of the best things about visiting New Orleans!  This recipe is super simple and  so very easy to make.)/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.cookingwithlibby.com/2011/06/easy-homemade-beignets.html"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-4Bx6JcmmoI/T0ObINtXi-I/AAAAAAAADtE/kePAPgQqCw/s400/DSC8492labeled.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: x-large;"biChicken and Sausage Gumbo/i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"(It took me three tries to get this dish right...lol.  This recipe is a tad bit long but y'all will love the end results.  Add in some shrimp and tomatoes if you wish.)/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.cookingwithlibby.com/2011/07/chicken-and-sausage-gumbo.html"img border="0" height="265" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-m7kxr-LQR1I/T0ObyfTkFmI/AAAAAAAADtM/J9mnhT6FMHI/s400/DSC9034labeled.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: x-large;"biLouisiana Jambalaya/i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"(This recipe will knock your socks off!  It's that good!  It is baked in the oven versus being made on the stove top.  I can't think of a better way to celebrate Mardi Gras!)/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://www.cookingwithlibby.com/2014/01/louisiana-jambalaya-mardi-gras.html" target="blank"img border="0" height="256" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-YS4ywL7uQcI/UwK-eMQiPNI/AAAAAAAAHeY/eVyJVJt3ExM/s1600/DSC07381.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"Make these dishes today for your Mardi Gras Celebration and /divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"as they like to say in Louisiana……/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: large;"bi"Laissez les bons temps rouler"/i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: large;"bi(Let The Good Times Roll)/i/b/span/divdiv style="text-align: center;"br class="Apple-interchange-newline" //divbr /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"span style="font-size: x-large;"biHappy Mardi Gras Y'all!!!!!/i/b/span/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divbr /br /div style="text-align: center;"a href="http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b240/sugarbr25/siggytag1-380-2.jpg" target="blank"img alt="Photobucket" border="0" src="http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b240/sugarbr25/siggytag1-380-2.jpg" //a/div

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