mardi gras

  1. Party Foods & Recipes

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with Skinny cocktails

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with Skinnygirl drinks recipes. You'll love these Mardi Gras cocktails, and so will your waistline. Let the...
  2. Travel

    Girlfriend getaway: New Orleans

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    Gather your girlfriends and head to New Orleans, a city filled with charm and soul, for a fun escape. Here are 10 things to do in...
  3. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Prep your bar for Mardi Gras

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    Mardi Gras is almost here, and you've got enough on your plate, what with the bead gathering and mask designing and gumbo making....
  4. Décor & Style

    Mardi Gras decorating ideas

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    Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and it's time to get your party on. But knowing how to tastefully celebrate this festive...
  5. Travel

    Best places to celebrate Mardi Gras

    Mardi Gras is on Tuesday, March 4 this year. How do you plan on celebrating?
  6. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Fat Tuesday hangover cure shake

    So you overdid it on Fat Tuesday. No worries; that's part of the tradition. But if you need to get yourself back and at 'em for work...
  7. Books

    Armchair travels: A New Orleans roundup

    Every February, many of us wish we could fly down to New Orleans and celebrate Mardi Gras in style. If you can't take a real...
  8. Cooking & Entertaining

    Po'boy soup

    Nothing says New Orleans, Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday like a giant po'boy, served piping hot with a heavy drizzle of thick remoulade....
  9. Books

    Holiday mysteries: A February roundup

    February is chock-full of holidays, two of the most popular being fun-filled Mardi Gras and romantic Valentine's Day. This month's...
  10. Living

    Throw a Venice carnival-themed party this Mardi Gras

    New Orleans has Mardi Gras. Venice, Italy has Carnevale di Venezia, the 10-day party to end all parties that culminates, just like...
  11. Cooking & Entertaining

    Decadent crawfish mac and cheese

    Craving a taste of the Big Easy but can't swing a trip for Fat Tuesday? Make a big batch of this decadent crawfish mac and cheese...
  12. Cooking & Entertaining

    King cake pull-apart bread

    Who doesn't love a big slice of king cake on Fat Tuesday? Take all of those flavors you love in the cake and turn them into a...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    Let the good times roll: 3 Mardi Gras recipes to enjoy

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    Kick off the season with a Mardi Gras celebration! These three recipes are a treat whether your plans include dinner or a...
  14. Dessert Recipes

    Boozy hurricane sorbet

    If you love the traditional hurricane cocktails served during Mardi Gras, you're going to love this sorbet even more. It's made with...
  15. Drink Recipes

    King cake-inspired boozy milkshake

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    Put down that hurricane and step away from the margarita. We've just replaced those with a new, more delicious Mardi Gras libation....
  16. Music

    Kelly Clarkson named Mardi Gras grand marshal

    The singer will be performing during the legendary event in 2013. But for one of the first times in a while, she won't be the most...
  17. Cooking & Entertaining

    The history of King Cake

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    Mardi Gras is synonymous with many things: beads, Bourbon Street, Hurricane cocktails, Cajun food, and of course, King Cake. In the...
  18. Celebrity Gossip

    King Will Ferrell goes to Mardi Gras

    Will Ferrell took on a new role this weekend in New Orleans: Mardi Gras King. Find out how he did in his prominent new role.
  19. Cooking & Entertaining

    Fat Tuesday shrimp and sausage jambalaya recipe

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    Nothing says Mardi Gras and New Orleans like a steaming bowl of shrimp and andouille sausage jambalaya. If you can't join in on the...
  20. Drink Recipes

    3 Strong Mardi Gras cocktail recipes

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    Mardi Gras is just a few short days away, do you have your masks ready, your beads a plenty and your week long supply of strong,...