Fastnacht Day

Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, is known in Pennsylvania Dutch Country as FASTNACHT DAY. What I remember from my youth was my Grandma Losch deep-frying dozens of fastnachts, or doughnuts, that were truly without equal. People just knew to stop by her place on the day before Ash Wednesday to enjoy a homemade bit of … Continue reading Fastnacht Day

Pig Stomach (Hog Maw)

  I don't actually have my grandma's recipe for this, so I turned to The Internet to find one. And I got really lucky! Here are a couple of sites that have good descriptions and recipes for this traditional Pennsylvania Dutch recipe: Teri's Kitchen - she has a great recipe for Pig's Stomach that looks … Continue reading Pig Stomach (Hog Maw)