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Mardi Gras Dinner Recipes

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Cajun Country Fried Chicken

Cajun Country Fried Chicken

Cajun Country Fried Chicken

I've perfected my own Cajun seasoning made from 11 herbs and spices. But in this recipe, a store-bought variety works just as well.—Dave Fisher, Ten Mile, Tennessee

Roast Chicken with Creole Stuffing

Roast Chicken with Creole Stuffing

Roast Chicken with Creole Stuffing

I've used this recipe ever since I roasted my first chicken. Our whole family looks forward to it. The combination of shrimp, sausage, ham, vegetables and seasonings makes the stuffing unique and delicious.

Cajun Chicken Strips

Cajun Chicken Strips

Cajun Chicken Strips

These tender strips have just the right amount of spice for my family. If I happen to have pork chops on hand, I'll use them instead.—Carrina Cooper, McAlpin, Florida
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Saucy Franks with Rice

Saucy Franks with Rice

Saucy Franks with Rice

"Here is a fast, flavorful, simple way to dress up plain old hot dogs," writes Roslyn Beal of Bremen, Georgia. Her hearty, economical mainstay comes in at only 43 cents per serving.

Catfish in Ginger Sauce

Catfish in Ginger Sauce

Catfish in Ginger Sauce

"Whenever I want to serve fish in a flash, I turn to this recipe," reports Mary Dixson, Decatur, Alabama. "The fillets always turn out moist, tender and tasty. For even more flavor, spoon extra sauce over the fish before serving."

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken

My husband and three children love this tender chicken that has a spicy sauce. Peach preserves add just a touch of sweetness, while taco seasoning and salsa give this dish some kick. This entree can be made even zippier yet by adding more taco seasoning and using spicier salsa. —Sheri White, Higley, Arizona

Tasty Maryland Crab Cakes

Tasty Maryland Crab Cakes

Tasty Maryland Crab Cakes

I've lived in Maryland for more than 50 years, so I know firsthand how much folks around here love crab cakes. I experimented with a number recipes and came up with this one. My family really likes it.

Creole Tuna

Creole Tuna

Creole Tuna

"This speedy recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember," shares Betty Bernat of Littleton, New Hampshire. "Because it relies on pantry staples, it's easy to make when you can't decide what to fix for dinner," At 48 cents a serving, it's economical besides."

Confetti Salmon Steaks

Confetti Salmon Steaks

Confetti Salmon Steaks

In Decatur, Alabama, Mary Kay Dixson relies on her microwave to cook this tender fish in a jiffy. With its sprinkling of bright peppers, the mildly seasoned dish makes a pretty entree for two.

Creamed Ham on Corn Bread

Creamed Ham on Corn Bread

Creamed Ham on Corn Bread

Denise Hershman of Cromwell, Indiana tops pieces of corn bread with a cheesy sauce chock-full of ham to make a satisfying and economical supper. "At only 45 cents a serving, this is one budget meal our family loves," she writes.

Classic Crab Cakes

Classic Crab Cakes

Classic Crab Cakes

This region is known for good seafood, and crab cakes are a traditional favorite. I learned to make them from a chef in a restaurant where they were a best-seller. The crabmeat's sweet and mild flavor is sparked by the blend of other ingredients. -Debbie Terenzini, Lusby, Maryland
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