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Feb 28, 2014
08:50 AM

New Orleans-Style Recipes for Families

Mardi Gras (also known as Fat Tuesday) is a wonderful excuse to try New Orleans dishes – like jambalaya and gumbo – and flavors at your dinner table!

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King Cake

More like a pastry, the traditional king cake is made with a rich, eggy dough that holds a tunnel of cream cheese inside the ring. While it may look complex to make, King Arthur Flour's recipe for king cake includes plenty of tips. Two elements of the king cake you can't leave out: sprinkling the frosting with the traditional colors of Mardi Gras – purple, green and yellow – and tucking a small, plastic toy somewhere in the dough. The person who gets the toy can look forward to a year of good luck!

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