If a Bloody Mary is the hair of the dog, then a Cajun Bloody Mary is the hair of a she-wolf in heat.
Ready to make your Fat Tuesday EVEN FATTER?!? Here are some recipes to get you started, from beignets and gumbo to po’ boys, bourbon bread pudding and some of NOLA’s legendary cocktails.
Get into a New Orleans state of mind with these square-shaped pillows of deep-fried dough rolled in a blizzard of powdered sugar.
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a fresh, filling salad that gets its flavor boost from a simple Creole vinaigrette instead of the usual pork.
All the bananas, brown sugar, butter and rum will make you forget this is a light recipe. That’s a good thing.
This lightly spiced bread pudding, flavored with bourbon, bourbon sauce and bourbon-soaked raisins, is like a hug in a bowl.
The classic New Orleans sandwich goes healthy with grilled shrimp and a spicy remoulade.
A few tablespoons of Southern Comfort balance the sweetness and move the pie from “as pure as a prayer” into more interesting territory.