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CHEF DISPLAYS MUSKRAT DINNER Chef Johnny Kolakowski displays a muskrat dinner with kraut, mashed potatoes and gravy at Kola's Food Factory in Riverview, Mich., March 2. The custom of eating muskrat on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent apparently goes back to the early 1800s in the state. (CNS/Michigan Catholic)
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