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Looking for some amazing Mardi Gras Food Ideas?  Check out these Delicious Recipes. 

Fat Tuesday is the traditional name for the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.  Historically, it was the last feast before the Lenten fast.  These Cajun inspired Mardi Gras recipes for appetizers and main dishes feature Stoysich Andouille, Smoked Sausage and Tasso.  For dessert:  Pączki , and King Cake.  Take a look through our Fat Tuesday recipes and start planning your menu—there'll be something for everyone at your Mardi Gras celebration.  

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It’s along the same lines of Fat Tuesday, or the last day to splurge on sweets or rich food before fasting during Lent.  Indulging with paczki has been a tradition in Europe dating back Centuries. 

A paczek is a Polish-style fried pastry bun made

with butter, eggs and sugar and filled with fruit or jelly.  

So what exactly is Paczki Day then?

Fat Tuesday = Pączki Day


The colorful king cakes are a staple of Mardi Gras and available throughout the Carnival season in New Orleans.  King Cake is rich in history and tradition. 
Here's a great blog if you want to learn more:

King Cake

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