8 Mouthwatering Snacks to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Because beignets.

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Because beignets.

@nolafoodgals
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Crawfish Monica

Mac and Cheese + seafood + Cajun spices = 🙌

@bestfoodcincinnati
2 of 8
Po-Boy Sandwich

For meat lovers: This is basically just any type of meat (beef, ham, chicken, seafood, etc.) on a french baguette.

@jrow76217
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King Cake

It's essentially a giant cinnamon roll…with a surprise baby figurine inside?! Just go with it, people.

@_enyhr_
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Jambalaya

With spicy sausage, shrimp, chicken, and rice, there's basically a jazz band playing in your mouth.

@handsome_teacher
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Gumbo

If you visit New Orleans and don't try this stew, you're doing it all wrong.

@jessmlara
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Fried Oysters

Just what it sounds like—all the oyster flavor, none of the slurping.

@wakabadisney
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Beignets

TBH, pockets of fried dough piled with powdered sugar are really all we need in life.

@oniram27
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Hurricane

A French Quarter classic: Rum, Grenadine, OJ, and pineapple juice—AKA very sweet and very dangerous.

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