Sunday, February 18, 2007

Mardi Gras Party Recipe Ideas

Wonder what to serve for that Mardi Gras Party? Or are you just curious what is served for the Mardi Gras season?

Some people also call Mardi Gras day, "Fat Tuesday" "Shrove Tuesday" and even "Pancake Day". Listed below are several recipe ideas for the Mardi Gras season.

Mardi Gras Pancakes can start your day off at breakfast keeping with the Pancake Day tradition.

Red Beans and Rice Is a very popular dish served in New Orleans Louisiana year round, and also on Mardi Gras Day! If you plan ahead and soak the dry red beans overnight, it cuts down on a lot of your time spent in the kitchen for Mardi Gras day.

Mardi Gras Cornbread which is a unique cornbread with ingredients that include cheddar cheese, peppers, and bacon, would go great served with the above red beans and rice recipe.

Cajun Dirty Rice Is another dish that is popular for Mardi Gras Day. There are many versions of dirty rice, this is just one of many recipes.

Mardi Gras Parade Pork and Potatoes that are cooked in the crockpot is another excellent idea. Just put it all in the crockpot, cook on slow for about ten hours, and you're ready to eat! Great if you have been to parades all day, it should be done by the time you get back!

Chicken And Sausage Gumbo is a very good dish to serve, especially if your Mardi Gras day has been cold! The Mardi Gras Cornbread would also go very well with this dish.

Perhaps one of the most popular alcohol drinks that is served during the Mardi Gras season is the Hurricane Drink The creation of this drink is credited to Pat O'Brien.

These are just a few recipes to get you started. You may like to browse our complete collection of Mardi Gras Recipes

Have a wonderful Mardi Gras season, we hope these recipes have helped you to have a great party!

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