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Batter Up: It's Pancake Week

BY: Jennifer Anderson

Grab your griddles and whip out your whisks: the week before Ash Wednesday is Pancake Week!

Big Fun on the Bayou: Favorite Gumbo Recipes

BY: Vanessa Greaves

A sturdy bowl of gumbo gives you the strength to party on from Twelfth Night to Fat Tuesday.

Cajun and Creole Cooking

BY: Allrecipes Staff

Discover secrets about Cajun and Creole cooking styles, plus recipes for your next Mardi Gras celebration.

Cocktail & Mocktail Garnishes

BY: Jennifer Anderson

Stir sticks, paper parasols, maraschino cherries: garnishes make a drink more festive, whether they're cocktails or mocktails.

Gumbo Basics

BY: Allrecipes Staff

A peek into a pot of gumbo is a glance into the rich history of Louisiana.

How to Mix a Cocktail

BY: Carl Hanson

Simple suggestions for when to stir, when to shake.

Mardi Gras King Cake

BY: Allrecipes Staff

Round out your Mardi Gras celebration with a King Cake: a fabulous ring-shaped pastry drizzled with icing, sprinkled with green, gold, and purple sugars, and secretly stuffed with a plastic toy baby.

Pancakes, Please!

BY: Vanessa Greaves

Ask your kids what they really want for breakfast and chances are they'll pick pancakes.

Party Planning 101

BY: Vanessa Greaves

Get party-planning tricks that will make hosting your gathering look effortless.

Party Planning Checklist

BY: Vanessa Greaves

This handy guide organizes a typical party planning timeline--tweak it to suit your event.

Throw a Mardi Gras Party

BY: Allrecipes Staff

Interesting facts and history about Mardi Gras, plus ideas and recipes for throwing your own Mardi Gras party.

Tips for Better Pancakes

BY: Jennifer Anderson

Once you've mastered the basics, you might be ready to take your batter to the next level.

Top 10 Mardi Gras Cocktails

BY: Allrecipes Staff

Get a taste of the Big Easy with these favorite refreshers.


 
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