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Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink Ideas

Nicole Steeger

Nicole Steeger

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Everyone knows that Mardi Gras is a great reason to throw a party and you don’t have to be in New Orleans to have an authentic affair. Serving the right Mardi Gras menu will make your guests feel like they are partying on Bourbon Street! We’ve put together a collection of Mardi Gras food and drink ideas that are sure to give your event some New Orleans flair!

Cajun Cuisine:

Jambalaya via Southern Living

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Fried-Shrimp Po’ Boys via Country Living

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Creole Shrimp and Grits via Southern Living

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Photo Courtesy of Southern Living

Authentic Cajun Gumbo via Taste of Home  

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Photo Courtesy of Taste of Home

 

Mmmm…Mardi Gras Desserts:

King Cake via Babble

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New Orleans Beignets via Taste of Home

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Mini King Cupcakes via MyRecipes.com

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Photo Courtesy of MyRecipes.com

 Bananas Foster via Taste of Home

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Bourbon St. Cocktails:

Sazerac via Epicurious

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Frozen Hurricane via SheKnows

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Southern Comfort Cocktail via Epicurious 

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Photo Courtesy of Epicurious Ramos Gin Fizz via Epicurious 

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What are your favorite Mardi Gras menu items? Let us know in the comments below.