Fastnachts: It's all about fat

Fastnachts: It's all about fat

There are 44 comments on the The Morning Call story from Feb 4, 2008, titled Fastnachts: It's all about fat. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Every year, days after the groundhog seeks his shadow, another Pennsylvania Dutch tradition unfolds at Trexlertown Fire Company: Fastnacht fans are greeted by the sweet smell of grease and powdered sugar.

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Debi Coffey

Mcdonough, GA

#49 Feb 17, 2008
You can get King's Syrup from Carriage House online:

http://www.carriagehousebrands.com/kingsyrup....

I highly recommend it, and the other great things they sell on their website. Mix that syrup with walnuts and cream cheese and spread it on celery for a quick and easy and fabulous party treat.
Casey Davis

Duluth, GA

#50 Feb 17, 2008
Ever try King Syrup mixed with butter on homemade buttermilk biscuits. WOW! My Grandma made the best biscuits and King Syrup (with the Lion Head on the can) was really, really great!!!! Get it at:
http://www.carriagehousebrands.com/kingsyrup
King Syrup

Fogelsville, PA

#51 Feb 17, 2008
I believe you can purchase it at most of our local grocery stores.
Casey Davis

Duluth, GA

#52 Feb 17, 2008
From what I hear, only select areas of the country still have it in local stores, and those are mostly in the NE. The Carriage House Online Store is open 24/7 and even ships internationally.

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