Recipes for Mardi Gras

Our favorite New Orleans recipes come in four categories: classics, celebrity-chef dishes, healthy alternatives, and desserts

Recipes from New Orleans Chefs

The Skinny Side of Fat Tuesday

Classic Recipes for Carnival

The Sweeter Side of Mardi Gras


Taste of America: Cajun and Creole

Marcelle Bienvenu Tells the Story of South Louisiana 's Food and Shares Recipes

New Orlean's Best Restaurants

The Big Easy Has Weathered Difficult Times, and the Dining Scene is Finally Flourishing

Around the World in 80 Dishes: Gumbo

Learn How to Make the Cajun and Creole Classic

Video: How to Make a Sazerac Cocktail

Bartender Eben Freeman Demonstrates How to Make the "First Cocktail"

All Hail the King Cake

The Story Behind This Mardi Gras Favorite Plus the Recipe