3 recipes to celebrate Fat Tuesday

By: Ashton Keefe

With Fat Tuesday one week away, there's not a moment of indulging to waste. Here are three recipes for celebrating Mardi Gras at home.

Kale and Lentil Gumbo

Feminize your gumbo with kale and lentils while still indulging in a Fat Tuesday favorite. Get the recipe!

Collard Hush Puppies​

Folklore says these fried pieces of batter were once used to "hush the puppies" but now you can use them to hush your girlfriends. Get the recipe!

Meyer Lemon Beignets

Can't get away from these powdered sugar pieces of heaven down in the big easy. Improve upon the classic with a little help from the sweetness of meyer lemons. Get the recipe!

Watch the video to learn how to make traditional beignets!

New Orleans Style Beignets Recipe

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