Mardi Gras (better known as Fat Tuesday, in our books) celebrates the annual New Orleans carnival extravaganza. The celebration, full of colorful masks, elaborate floats and an endless supply of beaded necklaces, boasts some of the best food of the year.
This time around, we're celebrating with some Latin-inspired recipes. Ahead, find the best Mardi Gras dishes to whip up before February 9th.
This perfect Peruvian-Creole dish uses rice and beans and a seafood sauce, with spice inspired by the South.