Throw a last-minute Mardi Gras Party. I love any excuse to throw a party, but Mardi Gras is a favorite, try these easy Mardi Gras recipes.
Famous New Orleans Morning Call Beignets are by far my favorite beignet in the New Orleans area. Served with café au lait beignets are quintessential New Orleans breakfast or late night treat, and makes an awesome brunch dessert.
Café Brûlot – New Orleans Flaming Coffee is a very impressive way to finish a wonderful meal. In many of New Orleans grand old French-Creole restaurants, like Arnaud’s, Antoine’s or Galatoire’s this is the grand finale of the meal. Flaming brandy-spiked coffee spiked with a touch of citrus and cinnamon.
This Bayou Swamp Water Cocktail is filled with pineapple juice, coconut rum, citron vodka, Chartreuse and blue curaçao.
Spicy Cajun Bloody Mary is a spicy adaptation on the classic. Topped with shrimp, cornichons, and blue cheese stuffed Tabasco olives.
Make this King Cake Martini for a fun and festive cocktail for your Mardi Gras party. This is a creamy sweet dessert martini that combines all the wonderful flavors of the traditional Mardi Gras King Cake into a really addictive cocktail.