Like most of the citizens of the United States, I'm a mutt. I have Italian, Polish, English, and Lithuanian ancestors. And also like most of us, I enjoy all different types of cuisine from my heritage. So, when I saw that the Lion's Club of Harwinton, Connecticut was holding their annual Pierogi fundraising sale this year, I drooled. What are Pierogi? They're dumplings made out of tender dough, and filled with savory or sweet ingredients. Typically they're boiled or pan-fried, covered in delicious butter, and served hot. Oh man, fresh-fried potato pierogies, covered in sour cream and butter are my favorites. If you've ever shopped at some of Connecticut's independent grocery stores, you may have seen Holy Pierogies. I get mine from LaBonne's typically, they're a locally made product, and they're very good.

You don't see Holy Pierogies in too many places, so, when I see their logo, it caught my attention. I saw it in an upcoming fundraiser for the Lions Club of Harwinton, who have teamed up to offer a variety of locally made products, including Holy Pierogies, at an upcoming covid-safe drive-thru event. The Lions Club has lined up products from Holy Pierogies (5 different varieties), B's Creations, A Healing Trail, Ridge Runner Soap Company, and Willy Pete's Chocolate Company. These products are on sale now through for pre-order this Friday, April 23, 2021, with a pick-up date of May 1, 2021, between 9AM and 2PM at the Harwinton Post Office parking lot, which is located on Rt. 118, next to the Dunkin'

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The Lion's Club of Harwinton is also asking that when you come to pick up your order, to please bring a donation for the Harwinton Food Pantry.

 

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