A menu for Mardi Gras would not be complete without gumbo. Fat Tuesday is coming up on February 21.

Did you know that the tasty dish was designated as the official state cuisine of Louisiana in 2004?

Below you will find two recipes for gumbo, provided by KARK E-Media Creative Director Elizabeth McGuire, a Southwest Louisiana native. (Please note these recipes make enough to freeze and share).

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