Mardi Gras Party

Paula Deen holding Mardi Gras masks

Mardi Gras is a time of feasting and revelry before the season of Lent begins. Don a colorful mask and strands of beads, and use our Fat Tuesday-inspired recipes to create your own Mardi Gras party. Let the good times roll, or as they say in Louisiana, laissez les bons temps roules!

Plenty of crawfish and three cheeses fill these delightful Crawfish Pastries

crawfish pastries
Crispy, fried mac and cheese balls can only be made better with crawfish. Check out these Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese Balls with Rémoulade Sauce

These Shrimp Po’ Boy Bruschetta bites are a party-perfect twist on a classic Louisiana dish. 

shrimp po' boy bruschetta
If you love the olive mix of a muffaletta, this Veggie Muffaletta Dip is for you. 

muffaletta dip
“My boys are meat-loving guys, and they love this Party Muffaletta.”—Paula

This Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya dish is full of Creole and Cajun spices. 

A traditional King Cake is baked with a token, often a plastic baby, inside. These King Cake Cupcakes have all the flavor and flair for the holiday and are easy to bake at home. 

king cake cupcakes
Grab a cup of coffee with chicory and pretend you’re at Cafe du Monde with a plate of these Glazed Buttermilk Beignets

To make the celebration extra merry, serve this menu with a tall glass of Hurricane Punch

hurricane punch

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