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Mardi Gras

  • Recipe

    Bourbon Bread Pudding Parfaits

    This bourbon-laced dessert is the perfect finale for a Kentucky Derby party. You'll need 16 small parfait glasses or mason jars. If you're serving heartier appetites, double the portions to…

  • Recipe

    Baked Lemon Doughnuts

    The fragrance of fresh lemon makes these doughnuts perfect for a coating of confectioner's sugar or a light glaze plus a topping of toasted coconut.

  • Cajun Shrimp Skewers
    Recipe

    Cajun-Seasoned Shrimp Skewers

    Brushing some honey-lime butter onto the spiced shrimp just before serving adds richness and rounds out the spices.

  • bananas foster cream pie
    Recipe

    Bananas Foster Cream Pie

    The New Orleans dessert of bananas Foster inspired this riff on a classic banana cream pie. It features a layer of rum-spiked sautéed bananas under the traditional pudding filling, plus a…

  • Menu

    A Classic Mardi Gras Dinner

    Capture the flavors of New Orleans with shrimp rémoulade, gumbo, and authentic King Cake

  • Recipe

    The Sazerac

    Sometimes it’s helpful to think of a garnish in an uncommon way.  Consider the absinthe rinse found in a traditional Sazerac cocktail as an aromatic garnish that’s placed underneath the…

  • Recipe

    Lake Charles Dirty Rice

    The traditional Cajun dish of dirty rice (rice cooked with chicken livers, spices, and aromatics) is the perfect pairing for New Orleans chef Donald Link's Sunday Night Fried Chicken. The…

  • Recipe

    New Orleans–Style BBQ Shrimp

    Huge, juicy shrimp dripping with butter, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and spices, this dish is a Crescent City classic. Leave it to eccentric New Orleans; despite the name, there's no barbecue…

  • How-To

    How to Make Creole Shrimp Jambalaya

    New Orleans native and cookbook author Poppy Tooker demonstrates step-by-step how to make her Creole-Style Shrimp Jambalaya

  • Recipe

    Banana-Rum Crêpes with Brown Sugar Whipped Cream

    This recipe is excerpted from Southern Comfort: A New Take on the Recipes We Grew Up With.

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