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Shrove Tuesday

Lent Begins! Share Your Experiences With Our Live Blog

Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

The 40 days of Lent that lead to Easter are the most sacred and spiritually powerful in the Christian calendar. From the Ash Wednesday reminder to 're...

Mardi Gras: History, Traditions And Little-Known Facts

Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion

Mardi Gras falls on March 4th in 2014. As it is commonly understood, Mardi Gras is a raucous celebratory affair that serves as a final shebang before...

PANCAKE PANDEMONIUM: One Man Eats 80, Another Stacks 50 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 02.15.2013 | Weird News

Batter up! A Melbourne, Australia restaurant celebrated Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as International Pancake Day, by trying to set not one,...

David Moye

Aussie Pancake Stack Not A Record, Says Guinness | David Moye | Posted 02.24.2012 | Weird News

All Australian cook Andy Wrobel wants to do is set a world record for the largest pancake stack, but it seems the odds are stacked against him. Las...

Pancake Stacking World Record Now Stands 2.5 Feet High

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.22.2012 | Weird News

Life is just a little bit sweeter today for Andy Wrobel. After previous failed attempts, Wrobel finally can taste victory as the man who owns the w...

Not In NOLA? No Problem | Posted 04.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Not heading to New Orleans or Rio this week to celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival (or Carnaval or Carnivale, depending on your preference)? No problem....

British Pancakes For Fat Tuesday

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Honest Cooking

As you may have heard, February 21st is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday or, as it's known here in Britain, Shrove Tuesday.

Can You Eat Meat On Ash Wednesday?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

If one is observing Ash Wednesday, the answer is no. Ash Wednesday, observed forty days (not counting Sundays) before Easter, and one day after Shr...