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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

Delicious homemade Hot Cross Buns are perfect for Easter time, or anytime! Sweet rolls loaded with currants or raisins.
Breads, Breakfast, Holidays

Hot Cross Buns

This recipe for Hot Cross Buns came from my mother-in-law, who used to make them for the teachers at the kids' school every year during Holy Week. I took a cue from her and made them for J's preschool teachers last week.  They are a nice treat any time of year, yet somehow I only make… Continue reading Hot Cross Buns

Appetizers, Beans, Beverages, Cheese and Eggs, Desserts, Holidays, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Potatoes, Rice, Seafood, Side Dishes

That time of year ALREADY?!

  This year is just flying by, I can scarcely believe it is already time for Mardi Gras/Pancake Tuesday and the beginning of Lent. I don't have to much new to add since I have already posted some ideas for Mardi Gras and a few Pancake recipes as well as some meatless meal ideas in the past. Our Meatless… Continue reading That time of year ALREADY?!