A Feast for April First

A court jester dances

The Fool in the Rider-Waite-Smith deckToday is April Fools’ Day. According to the History Channel:

Although April Fools’ Day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, its exact origins remain a mystery.

Some historians speculate that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, as called for by the Council of Trent in 1563.

April Fools’ Day celebrations include various pranks, hoax product advertisements, and other shenanigans. Pranks can be fun sometimes, like this visually confusing feast menu below. Why not try out some of these recipes with willing guests?

April Fools’ Day Feast

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