Tag: Mardi Gras

Paczki Day: Discover the Ten Secrets to Delightful Paczki

1. The winning combination is the mother-daughter team of Stasia Hawryszczuk  and Dobra Bielinski, partners who started the Delightful Pastries business 16 years ago and have been "on a roll" ever since. Photo credit: Show Me Chicago
The perfect paczki which will be on tables everywhere come Paczki Day (Fat Tuesday), March 4, are an indulgence worth pursuing.  First off, one must be aware that there are paczki (pronounced: “punch-key” or “poanch-key”) and then there are so-called paczki that are flat jelly-filled doughnut wannabes. Yesterday, we had the opportunity to learn about... Read more »

Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday: Celebrations and Specials

Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday: Celebrations and Specials
Let the Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday celebrations begin. Don your purple, green and gold, the traditional colors of Mardi Gras, and head to some of the best celebrations this side of the Mississippi and north of Rio in Chicago. Did you know Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday? Fat Tuesday, traditionally the last... Read more »
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