The "REAL" Mardi Gras is not what you think of.

Fat Tuesday, appropriately named for the indulgent day before the celebration of lent, has long been associated with the Mardi Gras celebration.  Probably because it doesn't get any bigger than Mardi Gras in New Orleans, which has the reputation for absolute debauchery. 

Turns out the "real" Mardi Gras is nothing like you picture.

Here's everything you need to know about the history of the "real" Mardi Gras.

*This was shot in Fat Tuesday in 2017*


This year celebrate Fat Tuesday with a batch of Ridder's Cajun Jambalaya. And for more things you may not have known about Mardi Gras click here.

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