Even if you can’t jet off to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can still celebrate by bringing vibrant Cajun and Creole flavors right to your kitchen. From red beans and rice to king cake, there’s plenty of delicious food to be discovered. Click through the slideshow below to get ready for your feast.

Red Beans and Rice

Making red beans and rice takes some time, but this recipe from Savory Experiments is well worth the effort. Made with the perfect mix of spices, it’s a hearty dish that will leave your whole crew satisfied. Click here to get the recipe.

photo: Savory Experiments

Will you be making any of these recipes for Mardi Gras? Share with us in a comment below!

—Susie Foresman


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