Mardi Gras – French for “Fat Tuesday” – is upon us, and so is our Times Square photo of delicious beignets! Remember, the beignet is the official doughnut of Louisiana and a Mardi Gras staple…they don’t call it “Fat Tuesday” for nothing. Check out our beignet tips and tricks. For even more inspiration, watch our “Best Beignet” video how-tos.
Blogger JPLovesCotton brings Mardi Gras flavors back home by eating foods connected to Louisiana – and there’s nothing better to consume than beignets fried in cottonseed oil – just like New Orleans legend Cafe du Monde! You can read more about cottonseed in her other post, Cotton 101: What’s Cottonseed Used For?
We’ve announced the winner of our “Best Beignet” video contest! Click here for details.