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Punchkies On Fat Tuesday

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The deep fat frying began yesterday at Sweetwater’s and at bakeries all over the city and the world, making punchkies. It will be a main food group today whether you are catholic or polish or neither. Greg Garner at Sweetwater’s Donut Mill says its huge, and not just the pastries.

It’s also big business this time of the year. He says the pastry itself is like an enhanced Bismarck. The Polish tradition was to use up all the good things that might spoil during lent and pack them into one big pastry, before Ash Wednesday arrives.

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