Jambalaya Arancini Recipe For Mardi Gras

If you’re interested in celebrating Mardi Gras (tomorrow!) but haven’t yet settled on how, here’s a tasty way: Jambalaya Arancini, a fusion of Italian arancini (rice balls) and Cajun jambalaya (a rice dish with meat and vegetables). These fried risotto balls are delicious with beer, cocktails, or wine, and a few of them can make…
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Muffaletta Sandwich Recipe For Mardi Gras, Parties & Picnics

[1] The iconic muffaletta sandwich from New Orleans, perfect for Mardi Gras (recipe plus photos #1 and 2 © Chabaso Bakery | New Haven). [2] Chabaso uses their semolina ciabatta loaf for the muffaletta sandwich. [3] A packed muffaletta from Gelson’s Market (photo © Gelson’s). [4] This muffaletta sandwich was made the easy way, with…
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This Easy Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe Is A Bundt!

The traditional King Cake for Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a yeast ring, topped with white icing and sanding, sparkling, or other decorating sugar in the colors of New Orleans: purple, green, and gold. But of course, you don’t have to use a yeast ring to make a King Cake. The top chefs of…
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Jambalaya Nachos Recipe For Mardi Gras Food & Beyond

[1] Jambalaya Nachos (all photos © The Food In My Beard | Zatarain’s). [2] Zatarain’s Andouille Sausage combines with shrimp and jambalaya rice. [3] Make extra sausage because you’ll want to eat it from the spoon. [4] Drizzling the cheese sauce.   Mardi Gras begins on March 1st this year*, we’re tailoring our meals to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mardi Gras Recipes For A Home Celebration

[1] Jambalaya (photo © Gimme Some Oven). [2] Andouille sausage and shrimp gumbo. Gumbo is the official dish of Louisiana (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Shrimp and grits, not particularly a Louisiana/Mardi Gras dish, but a Southern favorite that we eat as often as we can (photo © Mackenzie Ltd.). [4] Hurricane cocktail (photo ©…
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