Tag Archives: Pancakes

Three Equals Twelve (3=12)

NOLA Boy is a mathematician, so my title here caused a bit of a stir.  I’m sure with the addition of enough little squigglies in my equation, he could make three into twelve, but I did it the easy way. … Continue reading

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Krakow Nights

For the last year or so, I have been supporting Penzey’s Spices’ agenda and thus have acquired quite a variety of herbs, spices, and other additions to food preparation and enjoyment. An interesting combination is Krakow Nights – Polish Style … Continue reading

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Homemade Buttermilk

  Homemade Buttermilk gives a huge flavor boost to pancakes.  These have dried cranberries and sliced almonds and went down real easy.   I was shocked to find that commercial buttermilk is the same price as half and half., i.e. … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Pancakes

I ran out of dried blueberries, but there was a small bag of trail mix lurking in the cupboard.  I added some sliced almonds and more dried cranberries for this batch of pancakes to celebrate the successful excision of that … Continue reading

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Pistachio Pancakes

We seem to be on a pancake kick these days.  I make a big batch on Sunday, and then the leftovers are available for weekday pre-breakfast snacks.  This time the “secret ingredient” was pistachios.  They are just lightly salted, so … Continue reading

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Pre-Breakfast Bar

This is our Coffee Corner in the kitchen. My morning medication to replace my obliterated thyroid requires that I wait for two hours (!!!) before eating solid food in the morning. If DH gets up before that time is up, … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Pancakes

  This was just as delicious as it looks.  An ordinary Sunday Special Breakfast, except there is NO polenta to go with the poached eggs.  Instead there were special pancakes, and they took up the brain cells that usually go to … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pastry Flour

What? It looks like each other Sunday brunch? Almost true, but these pancakes were made with a combination of cake flour and whole wheat pastry flour. They had an ever-so-slightly different texture as they browned, but tasted just a bit … Continue reading

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Sifting Methods

Since the pancakes have become so important to Sunday breakfasts, I have been pushing to make them better than ever, so a few months ago, I started sifting the dry ingredients together. Is that really necessary? Well, it DOES seem … Continue reading

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Swan’s Down is Softasilk

Who remembers cake flour? I hadn’t used it in ages – maybe thirty years – and was astounded by the price of it these days. This two-pound box was over $4.00 recently. Fortunately, I use it in small amounts in … Continue reading

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Judie’s Cookbook

For those of you who have enquired, above is a complete copy of my personal cookbook! The cornbread recipe is taken right off the side of the box – back when cornmeal came in rectangular boxes – many, many years … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pecan Pancakes

It must be the buttermilk, because these pancakes are just the lightest and fluffiest things going. Even with all the blueberries and pecans, they practically float off the plate. Copious quantities of butter and maple syrup are required to keep … Continue reading

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Pancakes, with Ham and Cheese

It’s Sunday again, and time for THE SPECIAL BREAKFAST! This time I made pancakes that were chock full of pecans in the batter, and then added blueberries as I poured the batter onto the electric frying pan. The combination was … Continue reading

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Thirteen Pancakes (Pikelets)

An efriend (Hi – Liz) in Canada makes a breakfast item called pikelets, http://myfavouritepastime.com/2014/04/20/poppy-seed-orange-pikelets/comment-page-1/#comment-13510 and explains that they are different from our American “pancakes” in that they are thicker and fluffier. Wheee ! That is always my goal, too, so … Continue reading

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Blueberry and Pecan Pancakes

This is how NOT to have BLUE blueberry pancakes. I tried mixing them in last time because when they are on top like this, the second side doesn’t get as nicely done because the berries hold the batter up off … Continue reading

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Blue Blueberry Pancakes

No need to adjust your monitor – yes, there is a blue rim around the edge of the pancakes. Usually I use fresh blueberries for the blueberry pancakes, but they were so big, that I used frozen ones instead so … Continue reading

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