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Mardi Gras

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Jello Shots 101: From Fish Bladders to Frat-tastic & Fancy Variations 00:49
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Jello Shots 101: From Fish Bladders to Frat-tastic & Fancy Variations

Looking for a way to bring a little more fun (and maybe nostalgic vibes) to your Labor Day party...

Make Cajun Seasoning the Star of Your Mardi Gras Dinner 02:38
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Make Cajun Seasoning the Star of Your Mardi Gras Dinner

Call it Creole or Cajun, the sort of spicy seasoning blend typical of so many New Orleans dishes is...

11 Mardi Gras Drinks to Get the Good Times Rolling 02:38
What Is the Difference Between Gumbo and Jambalaya? 02:38
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What Is the Difference Between Gumbo and Jambalaya?

They’re both flavorful and hearty dishes associated with New Orleans, but what is the difference between...

Forget Bourbon Street: The Real Party During New Orleans Mardi Gras Is on Frenchmen Street 02:38
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Forget Bourbon Street: The Real Party During New Orleans Mardi Gras Is on Frenchmen Street

If you look at a map of The Crescent City, you will find a number of streets that proceed in an east...

Oh, the Many Ways We Love Étouffée 03:04
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Oh, the Many Ways We Love Étouffée

Literally translated, étouffée means to smother or suffocate. That might sound scary in a murder-by...

17 Mardi Gras Recipes for Fat Tuesday 02:38
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17 Mardi Gras Recipes for Fat Tuesday

These Mardi Gras recipes are just the thing to celebrate Fat Tuesday in style. Historically, Mardi...

What Is the Difference Between Mardi Gras and Carnival? 02:38
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What Is the Difference Between Mardi Gras and Carnival?

There's one obvious answer to the question, What is the difference between Mardi Gras and Carnival...

She's New Orleans' Biggest Praline Producer and You Don't Know Her Name
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She's New Orleans' Biggest Praline Producer and You Don't Know Her Name

It is without a doubt that Louisiana is one of America’s truest treasures. The creation and influence...

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Mardi Gras Recipes

Cornmeal Fried Catfish with Rémoulade 474 Saves
Mardi Gras King Cake 162 Saves

Mardi Gras King Cake

Make a Mardi Gras king cake for the New Orleans Carnival with Chowhound's step-by-step guide. Using...

Vieux Carré Cocktail 134 Saves

Vieux Carré Cocktail

This classic rye whiskey cocktail from New Orleans also calls for Cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine...

Hurricane Jelly Shots 189 Saves

Hurricane Jelly Shots

This hurricane jelly shots recipe has a dark rum and maraschino cherry layer on top of a light rum...

Sazerac Cocktail 139 Saves

Sazerac Cocktail

This Sazerac cocktail recipe is a New Orleans favorite: rye whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar, and...

Ramos Gin Fizz Jelly Shots 74 Saves

Ramos Gin Fizz Jelly Shots

A ramos gin fizz cocktail recipe finds its way into a Jell-O shot with layers of club soda, orange...

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