12 Cocktails to Make at Home for Mardi Gras

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If you're going to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you should be getting your drinks from here and here and here. But if you're hosting a Mardi Gras party at home, you'll need to whip up some drinks yourself to go with your muffaletta, gumbo, and beignets.

We've got you covered with classic New Orleans cocktail recipes and a few more recent inventions from bartenders in the Big Easy. Head over to the slideshow for 12 Mardi Gras libations you can make at home »

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French 75
Milk Punch
Vieux Carré
Ramos Fizz
Basin Street Blues
Pimm's Cup
Arnaud's Special
Upgraded Grasshopper
Pomme en Croute

About the Author: Maggie Hoffman is a Senior Editor at Serious Eats, based in San Francisco. She founded Serious Eats: Drinks in 2011. You can follow her on Twitter @maggiejane.