If you can't make it down to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this year, you can still bring the party to your backyard barbecue with these Cajun-inspired recipes. So, break out the beads, make a few hurricanes and fire up the grill!
Cajun-Style Clam Bake
Traditional clam bakes can be pretty involved and complicated. Try this easy take on a Cajun classic.
Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo
Few things say Cajun and creole quite like gumbo. We think this version with shrimp and sausage should be at the center of any celebration.
N'Awlins Barbecue Shrimp
Bring the taste of New Orleans to your backyard with this recipe for barbecue shrimp.
Char-Grilled Oysters with Creole Remoulade
Remoulade is a classic French sauce that pairs perfectly with these char-grilled oysters. The creole mustard and horseradish give it a powerful kick!