MICHIGAN IN BIG FAT TUESDAY PACZKI PUSH

DETROIT -- Drivers in Michigan better get ready to loosen their belts. For Fat Tuesday this year, 108 billboards across the state are tempting motorists to indulge in the twice-fried, pre-Lenten treats called paczkis.Bakers in the state want everyone in Michigan to buy the Polish-style doughnuts this year, said Carl Richardson, vice president of Hearth Oven Bakeries, Farmer Jack Supermarkets here,

DETROIT -- Drivers in Michigan better get ready to loosen their belts. For Fat Tuesday this year, 108 billboards across the state are tempting motorists to indulge in the twice-fried, pre-Lenten treats called paczkis.

Bakers in the state want everyone in Michigan to buy the Polish-style doughnuts this year, said Carl Richardson, vice president of Hearth Oven Bakeries, Farmer Jack Supermarkets here, a division of A&P Montvale, N.J.

Richardson is chair of the National Paczki

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