Fat Tuesday Round-Up!

Fat Tuesday, the day of indulgence before the fasting of Lent, is always all about the food! Bloggers, even those who are are not necessarily food bloggers, love to talk about food! And as usual, we’ve found some really amazing recipes and ideas from our members who are celebrating Mardi Gras.

First of all, if you’re unfamiliar with Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras, how it came to be and what it’s traditions are, What’s That Smell has a great post highlighting the fun facts of Mardi Gras.

The quintessential dessert for Mardi Gras is King Cake and Super Glue Mom has an awesome recipe!

Today is also known as Shrove Tuesday which supports a tradition of having pancakes. Life As Mom enlightens us on all things pancake!

If sandwiches are more your style, Party Bluprints gives us the low down on making your own Muffuletta, a traditional New Orleans sandwich.

Home-Ec 101 has a to-die-for Shrimp Étouffée recipe!

And if you’re feeling festive, The Answer is Chocolate has some free printables to help with the party atmosphere!

Happy Mardi Gras or as they say, Laissez les bon temps rouler!


  1. Happy Mardi Gras and thanks for sharing my post with everyone!

  2. Thanks so much for including my printables! Hope everyone has a fun day!

  3. Thanks for sharing the recipe! I had a blast making the king cake with the kids. It’s almost gone!

  4. Thanks for sharing the Muffaletta – Malia!

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