Mardi Gras – The Season To Party

January 6, 2020

The season for partying has commenced! Today–Three Kings Day–begins the start to Mardi Gras! If you’re unfamiliar with this festive holiday, allow us to give you a brief primer. Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, is the Christian feast day that celebrates the Magi’s visit to Jesus. Three Kings Day marks the official “feasting” period of Mardi Gras, leading up to Ash Wednesday (this year, February 26th), when fasting begins. Mardi […]

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Houston Buyer’s Guide: King Cakes for Mardi Gras

February 6, 2019

For many the New Year marks the start of healthy eating and the end to sweets. But if you’re from Louisiana or are a practicing Catholic, the New Year means cake – King Cake to be specific. With its multicolored icing and surprise baby buried in its filling, Three Brothers Bakery has mastered this traditional Mardi Gras sweet. But if you’re not a cake fan, we offer plenty of other […]

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Mardi Gras 2017

January 26, 2017

Laissez les bon temps rouler! It’s already time for the first holiday season of 2017 here at the bakery – Mardi Gras season! It kicks off every year on January 6, but the length of the season varies on the date of Fat Tuesday. This year, we are lucky to have a long Mardi Gras season since Fat Tuesday does not fall until February 28. We used to make our […]

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Let the Good Times Roll – It’s Mardi Gras Season!

January 13, 2016

We are only two weeks in to 2016, and exciting things are already happening! Believe it or not, the official Mardi Gras season actually began last week, on Wednesday, January 6. This traditional kickoff day always coincides with the Feast of the Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day, which are celebrated twelve days after Christmas. (Don’t believe the commercials – the 12 days of Christmas actually take place after the holiday!) […]