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How to Prepare Traditional Mardi Gras Food

Watch more How to Celebrate Mardi Gras videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Prepare traditional Mardi Gras food with these simple steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make traditional Jambalaya Make traditional Jambalaya. Mix the sausage, chicken, onion, green pepper, tomatoes, celery, and 1 cup broth in a crock pot. Step 2: Season and cook Season with oregano, Cajun seasoning, thyme, parsley, and cayenne pepper. Cook for 7 to 8 hours with the cover on. Step 3: Add shrimp Add the shrimp during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Serve over rice. Step 4: Make collard greens Make New Orleans-style collard greens. Put the ham hocks and collard greens in a large pot. Mix in the water, vinegar, and chicken broth. Tip Low-sodium chicken broth can be used as an alternative. Step 5: Bring to boil Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Step 6: Enjoy End the meal with a big piece of King Cake, a Mardi Gras must. Now enjoy your Mardi Gras celebration! Did You Know? Traditionally, a plastic, gold, or porcelain baby is placed in the center of the King Cake before baking. The guest who finds the baby in their slice of cake is supposed to host next year's King Cake party.
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