Tag: Paczki.

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 »

Fat Tuesday in Chicago: A Primer on Paczkis.

Fat Tuesday in Chicago: A Primer on Paczkis.
Chicago, Tuesday, February 21. 2012.  Traditionally Fat Tuesday is the last day of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual six-week fasting period of the Lenten season–a period of abstinence observed by Roman Catholics–that begins on Ash Wednesday and continues until Easter. People celebrate the day in a variety of bizarre ways, but for me... Read more »
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