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Paczki

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‘Paczki (POONCH-key) is a day we look forward to — but then again we don’t,” says Rose Gjorgjeski, owner of the New Deluxe Bakery. “You don’t sleep, you don’t eat, and all you think about is paczki.”

Detroit News

Bake it with Bobby Flay

King Cake

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“The King Cake is a traditional Mardi Gras treat, baked and covered with a poured sugar topping in Mardi Gras colors; Purple, representing Justice, Green representing Faith and Gold representing Power. Traditionally, the person who finds the hidden “baby” in his or her slice of cake must provide the cake the next year. Hundreds of thousands of King Cakes are consumed at parties worldwide every year and in fact, a Mardi Gras party wouldn’t be complete without a King Cake.”

The “Official King Cake Recipe”

“Laissez les bon temps rouler!”

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