Monday, February 20, 2012

Easy "Mardi Gras" Recipes

Let the good times roll!
"Mardi Gras" is most often associated with New Orleans, but why not join the fun - wherever you are on February 21 - with these easy recipes?

Purchase some inexpensive beads in traditional colors, create some delicious food and drink, and "let the good times roll!"  Or...as Mitch Rosenthal, author of Cooking My Way Back Home (Ten Speed Press, 2011), says: “You need not be in that particular bend in the Mississippi River to join in the festivities. You can catch that spirit anywhere..."

Here's some resources to get the party started:

Try this recipe for Cajun Crawfish & Shrimp Etouffe and, for dessert, traditional King Cake.

Find a countdown to Mardi Gras, its history & traditions, + parade schedules here.

Carol & Gus, Innkeepers
Scarborough Inn
an Ocean City NJ Bed and Breakfast 

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