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Tag Archive: Mardi Gras recipes

Rich and Decadent Cream Cheese Filled King Cake for Mardi Gras

Cream Cheese Filled King Cake – Celebrate Mardi Gras with this rich version of the classic New Orleans cake with a sweetened cream cheese filling. cajun food, creole food

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20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is …

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Authentic Red Beans and Rice: 3 Ways to Prepare

New Orleans classic Red Beans and Rice recipe with three different cooking methods: stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker. Great for Mardi Gras.

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French Beignets: Easy No-Rise French Donuts

French Beignets recipe made without yeast. French fritters for Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday. No rise beignets.

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Hot Cross Buns

This recipe for Hot Cross Buns came from my mother-in-law, who used to make them for the teachers at the kids’ school every year during Holy Week. I took a cue from her and made them for J’s preschool teachers last week.  They are a nice treat any time of year, yet somehow I only make …

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Norwegian Pancakes – Pancake Tuesday

IHOP might have tried to convince us it was last week, but don’t be fooled, tomorrow is International Pancake Day. Pancake Tuesday, aka Mardi Gras, aka the day before the start of the Lenten Season.  The idea is to eat up all of the rich foods in the house before you avoid them during Lent. King Rex, …

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That time of year ALREADY?!

  This year is just flying by, I can scarcely believe it is already time for Mardi Gras/Pancake Tuesday and the beginning of Lent. I don’t have to much new to add since I have already posted some ideas for Mardi Gras and a few Pancake recipes as well as some meatless meal ideas in the past. Our Meatless …

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As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.