This week for our Dinner For Two series, we're serving up a mouthwatering menu to celebrate Fat Tuesday — featuring this spicy and oh-so sexy jambalaya dish, meaty muffaletta sandwiches, a sweet martini and an almond-glazed traditional cake.
Last night, I danced, downed hurricane cocktails and gorged on king cake at a Mardi Gras party. This morning, I grumpily got up at 6:30 to make a 7 a.m. yoga class — something I almost never do, since I am not a morning person.
Admit it: You've done something crazy on Mardi Gras too! Maybe in college? Maybe you regretted it and feverishly detagged all the Facebook photos the next morning? Of course you did.
Fat Tuesday's almost here, which means it's time to let go of all your inhibitions and party your behind off... at least for one night. Even if you're not lucky enough to be in New Orleans for the day, you can still get fancied up in these wild Mardi Gras fashions.
Feb. 21 is Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, traditionally the time to have one big ole party before the 40 days of Lent. If you're planning to celebrate, we have some tips on how to party in style, including a few cocktail recipes culled from around the web.
Mardi Gras is here (!), and you can bet New Orleans will be a spectacle of booze, boobs and beads. However, if you didn't get a chance to visit "The Big Easy" for this year's celebration, it doesn't mean you can't still celebrate. As a way to include you and your partner in the last hurrah before Lent begins (tomorrow), here are six ways the two of you can celebrate the indulgence that is Mardi Gras right from your own home. Low-Cost, Last-Minute Mardi Gras