Happy Fat Tuesday!
Readers here know how fond I am of New Orleans. Each time I've been down there I have enjoyed the rich culture and fun traditions. It is sad to see how much has changed down there, but the spirit certainly remains the same.
I have long celebrated Mardi Gras Chicago style, which of course means fried chicken, red beans and rice, any form of king cake I can get my hands on.
This photo is from my Southern Heritage Celebrations. They have two different menus for MG, though this one features mainly desserts. Look at those wonderful cream puffs died green, yellow and purple.