Mardi Gras isn't your average party, and this isn't your average chili. Made with large chunks of beef chuck (instead of ground beef), and cooked slowly in tomatoes, beer, and a bit of chocolate, this chili is sure to be the star of your party. Emeril's Chuck Wagon Chili For The Slow Cooker
Po'boys are a New Orleans classic and make for a great lunch at your Mardi Gras party. There are so many variations - fried oyster, shrimp, pork, you name it. This version is made with pot roast stuffed with tons of garlic. Oh yeah, babe.