18 Mardi Gras-Inspired Recipes That Will Make You Feel Like You're Partying in NOLA
"There is no party like Mardi Gras."
Mark Twain once said, "An American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans." and I wholeheartedly agree. There is no party like Mardi Gras; New Orleans has the most magical and wonderful energy that you'll ever find in the U.S.
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And a huge part of that energy is because of the food. Call it "Big Snack Energy," because the foodie culture of NOLA is serious. Especially around Mardi Gras.
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Mardi Gras Recipes
These Mardi Gras-inspired recipes are perfect for pretending like you're celebrating in NOLA—or anywhere else in the world. Gumbo, beignets, king cake, hurricanes...these New Orleanian classics are ready to spice up your menu.