Paczki – The donuts with their own national holiday!

In Catholic households, lent is the period of six weeks prior to Easter; a time meant to prepare oneself for the redemption of one’s soul after Christ’s persecution, death on a cross, and resurrection in three days. Over that six-week period, in earlier times Catholics were expected to fast and abstain from eating meat...Depending on the culture in which you were raised, there are various traditions that have been associated with preparation for lent. People have never looked forward to six weeks of cutting back and denying themselves... more