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Fasching / Karneval

What is Fasching? Is it the Same as Karneval? How is it Celebrated in Germany?

karenanne
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[no_toc] What is Fasching? And is it the same thing as Karneval? YES!  Karneval / Fasching  / Fastnacht  all refer to the pre-Lent season, and is referred to as the Fifth Season  in German speaking countries.  Think of this time as the German version of Mardi Gras! The celebrations date back hundreds of years, rooted […]

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German Karneval Fasching Celebrations in the United States 2019-2020

karenanne
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Do you want to celebrate Karneval Fasching like a German? Fasching (in the South) and Karneval (in the North) are a time of celebration of food and fun in the time before the austerity of Lent. Costumes and Masks are meant to scare away evil spirits. Parades and dancing add to the fun. The celebration […]

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German Krapfen Recipe…. Fried Dough Treats!

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    One of my father’s favorite food memories is his Mother’s German Krapfen Recipe that she would make every year on New Year’s Eve and on Fastnachtdienstag (Shrove or Fat Tuesday). These are Rheinische  Öl Krapfen, which means they are a fried yeast dough filled with raisins… sort of like a donut, but not (so don’t […]

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