Our Favorite Recipes for Mardi Gras


These Cajun and Creole-inspired dishes are sure to get you in the mood for Carnival!

Bananas Foster Upside-Down Cake

The rum and brown sugar mixture that creates the caramel topping on this cake may seem like a lot of liquid, but it will bake into the batter and create a moist, decadent cake.



This all-in-one pasta dish is a delicious take on classic jambalaya. 


Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

It doesn’t get better than a bowl full of jambalaya.


Duck and Andouille Gumbo

Roasted duck lends its rich flavor to this hearty stew. Recipe courtesy of Susan Spicer, chef/owner of Rosedale Restaurant


Bourbon-Chocolate Bread Pudding

Studded with chunks of chocolate and drenched with a bourbon glaze, this comforting dessert is also delightful for a fall brunch.

Bourbon-Chocolate Bread Pudding


Ponchatoula Strawberry Pie

This pie uses grains from Bellegarde Bakery in New Orleans, but you can order freshly milled grains from Carolina Ground or other mills around the country. Look locally first then branch out.


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