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February 21, 2012 at 9:44am
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Today is paczki day as the millions of Polish Catholics of Chicago prepare for Lent.
Fact: Chicago has the largest Polish population aside from Warsaw, the capitol of Poland. 
Paczki’s are stuffed donuts, but they follow a more yeasty recipe have a delightful glutennous chew akin to pasta cooked al dente. 
Eat all the paczkis today.

Today is paczki day as the millions of Polish Catholics of Chicago prepare for Lent.

Fact: Chicago has the largest Polish population aside from Warsaw, the capitol of Poland. 

Paczki’s are stuffed donuts, but they follow a more yeasty recipe have a delightful glutennous chew akin to pasta cooked al dente. 

Eat all the paczkis today.

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  1. clayray3290 reblogged this from staghunts
  2. panik138 reblogged this from kittykittybangbang
  3. charmstorm reblogged this from dekesyuk
  4. whiskey-cupcakes reblogged this from pigtailsandcombatboots and added:
    I am Polish, and very sad there is nowhere local to obtain these.
  5. fishingboatsandhos reblogged this from dekesyuk
  6. dekesyuk reblogged this from staghunts
  7. wishingfor-euphoria reblogged this from kittykittybangbang
  8. boomboxes-dictionaries reblogged this from pigtailsandcombatboots
  9. pigtailsandcombatboots reblogged this from herblondness and added:
    Yay! Paczki day!
  10. badbatz reblogged this from kittykittybangbang and added:
    Oh man, I miss me some pączki. We had great ones in Pittsburgh (Party Cake Shop!), but I’ve been disappointed here. The...
  11. bitch-troll reblogged this from herblondness and added:
    We’ve been researching the best place to get these lovelies. It’s on. Prepare to be devoured, paczki.
  12. cherrispryte reblogged this from kittykittybangbang and added:
    I can’t help but point out that in Poland, Paczki Day is celebrated the Thursday before Ash Wednesday. Also, that the...
  13. calyczas reblogged this from curiousgeorgiana and added:
    Speaking with absolutely no bias as a Polish person, but pączki are the best. I wish I was in Poland right now. But I am...
  14. herblondness reblogged this from kittykittybangbang and added:
    I have never eaten one of these, (I am not Polish and am only theoretically Catholic) but I would absolutely wreck that...
  15. staghunts reblogged this from kittykittybangbang and added:
    True story. It’s all in the yeast, and SE Michigan and Chicago seems to use all of the good yeast. Greenpoint, Brooklyn...
  16. kittykittybangbang reblogged this from curiousgeorgiana and added:
    I am neither Polish nor Catholic but these were still a tradition where I grew up (Detroit suburb). Must find some...
  17. dance-life reblogged this from staghunts
  18. curiousgeorgiana reblogged this from staghunts and added:
    YES.