Bring the taste of New Orleans to your home with these Mardi Gras recipes, featuring Cajun-flavored favorites like jambalaya, gumbo, po'boys, king cake, beignets and more.
Take these simple gems to a Mardi Gras get-together and watch them disappear. Kids will love helping decorate them. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
I like to serve these Southern, slightly spicy and flavorful burgers with sweet potato fries. —Michele Claybrook-Lucas, Media, Pennsylvania
Smoked turkey sausage and red pepper flakes add zip to this saucy, slow-cooked version of the New Orleans classic. For extra heat, add red pepper sauce at the table. —Julia Bushree, Georgetown, Texas
These sweet French doughnuts are square instead of round and have no hole in the middle. They're a traditional part of breakfast in New Orleans. —Beth Dawson, Jackson, Louisiana