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20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is… Continue reading 20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Shrimp Creole - saute veggies and shrimp, add canned tomatoes and spices and serve over rice - dinner in 30 minutes.
Main Courses - meatless, Seafood

Weeknight Fast, Delicious and Healthy Shrimp Creole

I seem to be posting quite a few quick weeknight meals lately. But, I am not hearing any complaints so I figure there are plenty of other people who are looking for fast, easy and healthy meals to prepare. This Shrimp Creole definitely fits the bill. And, is pretty darn delicious if I do say so… Continue reading Weeknight Fast, Delicious and Healthy Shrimp Creole

Beans, Beef, Beverages, Breads, Breakfast, Holidays, Main Courses - meat, Pork, Rice, Sandwiches, Sauces, Seafood

Laissez les bon temps roulez!

On March 8 of this year, the Christian world will celebrate Shrove Tuesday aka Fat Tuesday aka Mardi Gras aka Pancake Day. The Reader's Digest explanation of the day is that it marks the final day before Ash Wednesday and the start of the Lenten season. The 40 days of Lent commemorate the 40 days Jesus spent fasting and praying in the desert and… Continue reading Laissez les bon temps roulez!