As if French toast stuffed with pecans and cream cheese weren't good enough, then you add BOURBON to this mardi gras ready breakfast.

10 Stuffed French Toast Recipes for Your Best Breakfast Ever

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice - but add a ham hock to the simmering goodness for the love of God...your store has it in the butcher section, you just dont know where to look - ask for help. Its not red beans and rice without the ham hock. Just no.

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice (Joy The Baker)


Bananas Foster, Recipe from Martha Stewart Living, February 2007

Mardi Gras King Cake recipe ‘all… it’s TIME. It’s time for the brioche-rich, cinnamon-swirled, colorfully sprinkled cake that is KING CAKE!  It’s carnival time here in New Orleans.  That means that we’re celebrating life, pushing the limits of indulgence, dancing in the streets (most literally), catching as many beads as we can, throwing asRead more

Mardi Gras King Cake - Joy the Baker

Muffuletta Pasta Salad by joy the baker by joy the baker, via Flickr

Muffuletta Pasta Salad - Joy the Baker

Buttermilk Beignets by joy the baker, via Flickr

Buttermilk Beignets - Joy the Baker

boucherie, new orleans by joy the baker, via Flickr

Hello again, New Orleans!

Crawfish Boil

Rust & Sunshine: Crawfish Boil

King Cake

Rust & Sunshine: King Cake

Recycled Mardi Gras Bead Coasters #MardiGras

Rust & Sunshine: Mardi Gras Coasters

Seafood Gumbo

stirring the pot Running With Tweezers

DIY Clustered Pearl Bracelet

Twinkle and Twine: DIY Clustered Pearl Bracelet

Bourbon Milk Punch

Recipe: Mardi Gras Milk Punch

Jello Shots for Mardi Gras

Jelly Shots for Mardi Gras

Chocolate Truffle Beads

Hungry Happenings: Mardi Gras - Chocolate Truffle Beads


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Mardi Gras doubloons

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Mardi Gras beads

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Zulu coconuts

Mardi Gras isn't just about beads, parade goers loco for Zulu coconuts


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Create a crawfish with regular red balloons. @Aimee Peter for the next crawfish boil!

Party Ideas by Mardi Gras Outlet: Crawfish

Mardi Gras cupcakes

Mini King Cupcakes |

crawfish boil

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Le Pétrin: Beignets NOLA (New Orleans, LouisiAna) pour Ma Ronde


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