So, my husband literally never asks for anything specific for holidays. He’s very much a “I don’t need anything” kind of guy. However, this Christmas he asked for a very specific pot to cook in. I quickly realized he wanted one we could set up in the backyard, and cook for a large group! This dinner doesn’t call for a large pot, but I had to show ya’ll the complete joy on his face, cooking for the first time in this pot!
For Fat Tuesday, I think low country boil! You can make this just the right size for your family. I love being able to throw everything in one pot and leave it. We did this on special occasions, even before we had our giant pot!
Another fun option, if you have access to them locally = oysters! I’m not a huge raw oyster fan, but recently I tried them with a little cheese hot off the grill and loved them!
Couple other options= breakfast for dinner or a soup and bread bar! I’ve read in the past that Shrove Tuesday’s traditional meal is pancakes so I also thought a pancake bar could be fun.
I even grabbed the boys these tiny little bottles of sparkling cider!
King Cake for dessert! Find out who in your family will get the baby! PS- If you (like me) have had a difficult finding plastic babies, check Wal-Mart! I got a package of them for under two bucks!
Table Talk: Discuss what you will abstain from during the Lenten season!