Paczki and gumbo make for a successful Fat Tuesday
The doughy fruit-filled treats known as paczki were the main draw to Hamtramck on Tuesday. Presumably hungry patrons lined up at the New Palace and New Martha Washington bakeries on Joseph Campau Street. But the other big attraction was the
So you think pazcki are just a little too healthy? How about adding some vodka?
Paczki Day keeps local store busy: Its Paczki Day and area stores, like this Quality Dairy in Eaton Rapids, are kept busy by a stream of customers looking for the sugary treats. Dave Wasinger | LSJ.com
It's Fat Tuesday! And at Uncle Mike's Bake Shoppe the paczki and king cakes will be flying off the shelves. Mike and Mary Vande Walle stop by the studio with the popular treats.
To get ready for Paczki Day (Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday), staff at Maier's Bakery starts the night before. They'll sell 5000 paczki. But first, there's baking, powdering, and stuffing to do.