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Tuesday, February 12
It's that special day that comes once a year, when paczki lovers rejoice. Fat Tuesday is upon us and folks near and far are finding their favorite spots for the decadent treat. Where is your favorite place to buy paczki in or around Macomb Township? Tell us in the comments' section below and upload your best paczki pic!
Polish Market in Macomb Township will open at 7 a.m. Tuesday to sell the dangerously delicious doughnuts known as "pączki."
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
If you observe Lent, then you most likely have started the countdown to Feb. 22—Ash Wednesday and the beginning of 40 days of fasting, or the very least, giving up sweets until Easter. The little time left—called Mardi Gras, Carnival, Carnevale or Fasnacht in parts of the world—will be celebrated with partying and indulgence until the last second of Fat Tuesday, which ends at midnight Feb. 21. A Polish tradition is to celebrate the last six days of Carnival, known as zapusty, beginning on Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek) when pączki (fried doughnuts) are eaten. In America, pączki can be found in bakeries on Fat Tuesday or Pączki Day, Feb. 21. In Macomb Township, you can find authentic, fresh-baked pączki at Polish Market–open at 7 a.m. Fat …