They don't call it Fat Tuesday for nothing

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Can you taste that? That's the taste of no preservatives, just pure unadulterated lard. And a little sugar. And some flour to hold it together. All stuffed with jelly. This is the beauty of the paczek.

It is indeed a fine time of year to live in Michigan. This is our reward for December and January and that of winter that is yet to come. Handily, it also serves as insulation.

My favorite flavor of pączki? Red.

srah - Tuesday, 8 February 2005 - 9:11 AM

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Fat Tuesday from swirlspice - February 8, 2005 11:43 AM

    One of the (few) things I miss about living in Michigan: Paczki Day! I tried once a few years ago to get some paczki from the one Polish bakery in town that I could find (Kramarczuk's) and it was a... [Read More]

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gravatar Not Your MOM - February 8, 2005 - 9:51 AM -

Lemon here. Not that I am buying any this year. Don't need the extra insulation.

gravatar Cheryl - February 9, 2005 - 11:00 AM -

I translated Fat Tuesday into "Eat all the paczkis in one sitting". Actually, I divided it into two days, but I still ate WAY more than I should have.

gravatar Court - February 10, 2005 - 9:19 AM -

Mmmmm...yes...I had never heard of these till I moved to Indiana...little did I know how deprived I was.

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