It's Mardi Gras, and That Means Pancakes The eve of Lent is largely known as Mardi Gras in the United States. But the day is also called Shrove Tuesday -- especially in Britain, where the occasion is marked by a pancake feast.
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It's Mardi Gras, and That Means Pancakes

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It's Mardi Gras, and That Means Pancakes

It's Mardi Gras, and That Means Pancakes

It's Mardi Gras, and That Means Pancakes

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The eve of Lent is largely known as Mardi Gras in the United States. But the day is also called Shrove Tuesday — especially in Britain, where the occasion is marked by a pancake feast.

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Steve Findley, Junior Warden, Parish Life at All Saints Episcopal Church in East Lansing, Mich.