Category: Mardi Gras

King Cake Mini Parfaits for Mardi Gras

I have a fun mini dessert in celebration of Mardi Gras, King Cake Mini Parfaits! Mardi Gras falls on February 28th this year. While Mardi Gras is actually a season that begins January 6th, it’s widely celebrated the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, known as “Fat Tuesday,” and day for indulging before the fasting season of…

Seasons’ Eatings: 2015 Recipe Roundup and Year in Review

I’m sharing a round-up of recipes with some highlights from the holidays and seasons of 2015~ click on the link for the complete recipe! Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu A twist on tiramisu using Greek yogurt in place of the traditional ingredients of heavy cream, egg yolks, and mascarpone cheese for a healthier and light dessert. Slow Cooker Smoky Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili with Cornbread Croutons…

Muffuletta Dip for Mardi Gras

Muffuletta Dip is a quick appetizer to throw together for a taste of the Big Easy to celebrate Mardi Gras! Inspired by the quintessential New Orleans sandwich of cured meats, cheese and tangy olive salad, this make-ahead recipe is a crowd-pleaser and comes together in 10 minutes, with a minimum of 1 hour chilling time…

A Pre-Mardi Gras Celebration

With the Super Bowl in New Orleans this year, we decided to have a some Mardi Gras-inspired-munchies while we watched the game, instead of the usual Super Bowl fare, and timely since Mardi Gras is February 12th this year. Not a holiday we typically celebrate, but certainly one I can appreciate and Let the Good…