Mardi Gras Party
You don't need to travel to New Orleans to indulge in Mardi Gras. Just stage a party in your home with these recipes. You'll find Mardi Gras party recipes perfect for any gathering, big to small.
Update chocolate fondue with a hint of coffee, and serve it with fresh fruit or meringue cookies.
Set out a plate of these crispy appetizers and watch them disappear. The beer batter nicely coats the onion and fries to a lovely shade of golden brown.
New Orleans satisfies its sweet tooth with pralines, a candy made from sugar, cream, butter, and nuts.
A little blood orange juice imbues vodka with a sweet yet tart zing in these bright red party drinks.
These chewy oatmeal cookies are full of chopped prunes and walnuts as well as chocolate chips. Add a couple to a lunch box for a special treat.
These bar cookies will remind you of an old-fashioned spice cake complete with walnuts and a yummy cream cheese frosting.
Include make-ahead appetizers such as these cheddar cheese logs in your party menu. Green chiles and cayenne pepper give a Tex-Mex style to the spread.
When it's time to celebrate, whip up this tequila-spiked pie. It tastes like a creamy margarita in a graham cracker crust.
Thin slices of this cheddar-and-chicken-stuffed bread make a savory holiday appetizer.
The best pulled pork recipes call for low and slow cooking like this one. The low heat ensures moist meat while the lengthy cooking time allows the flavors to mellow.
Stuff thick slices of cucumber with a cheddar and cream cheese dill spread for an appetizer that's tantalizes but leaves room for the meal to follow.
These cheesy snacks are easy to make from frozen puff pasty. They make a lovely hostess gift, but hold some back for your family to nibble on.
This old-fashioned nut cake is generously filled with pecans. Be sure to chop them finely so they spread evenly throughout the cake.