Category Archives: Mardi Gras

The Attack of the Event Food Day

How can one week have so many food days?  What’s a food day?   That’s any day where food is an integral part of the event.   This week we have the Chinese New Year, Fat Tuesday and Valentines day.  All in ONE WEEK. … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday Recap

Well Fat Tuesday is over and we start the Lenten season.  It’s Ash Wednesday and that means I can eat only one meal today so I will have to contend myself with thinking about our dinner last night.  So here’s … Continue reading

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Jambalaya Time

Fat Tuesday is here and with it the final preparations for our New Orleans inspired dinner.  We are starting with a seafood appetizer of cold shrimp and mussels that have been poached in white wine, garlic and butter.  Our entrée is Jambalaya with sides … Continue reading

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Gateau De Sirop

So today I made the cake for tomorrow night’s Fat Tuesday dinner.  As I mentioned in a previous post I opted to forego the usual King cake and make something different.  For those of you who are interested, the recipe … Continue reading

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Tasso at Home

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, in honor of Mardi Gras I am making a New Orleans cuisine dinner on Fat Tuesday.  Our entrée will be Chicken, Seafood and Sausage Jambalaya ( see this coming Tuesday’s blog for that recipe).  One of the ingredients … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is in full swing in New Orleans.  There isn’t much of a hoopla made about it here in New Mexico – they’re more about Cinq de Mayo, but Mardi Gras – Fat Tuesday in particular –  remains one of my … Continue reading

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