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.

King Cake Donuts

We love these adorable donuts by Hummingbird High. Topped off with vanilla icing and the traditional purple, green and yellow sprinkles, they’re almost too cute to eat (But we’re pretty sure you’ll manage!). Click here to get the recipe.

photo: Hummingbird High

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

—Susie Foresman


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