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It's that time again! Time to put on the makeup, strap on the feathers, and start making those waffles that is!

A Brief History

Based originally on a Catholic transition, Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is an opportunity to indulge before going on fast until Easter. In the old days meat sugar, fat, eggs, and diary products were no-no's during this fasting period and so one had to bulk up in preparation.

Posted: Mar 04, 2014 | Tagged: Carnival, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Waffles