Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Looking for something different to make for breakfast? These lemon ricotta pancakes are different enough yet still easy to make. The recipe can be found in the French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook, as well as on frenchwomendontgetfat.com. As always with French Women Don’t Get Fat, keep in mind that it was a diet program that was popular in the mid-2000s, so while the rhetoric might be a little much, the recipes are still worth it. Read More Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

5 Recipes I Totally Need to Make: Cold Weather Edition

Maybe you’re one of those people blessed with air conditioning, but I spent all summer sweating it out and not wanting to cook anything. After a while, there were foods I wanted, but the brain-melting temperatures made turning on the oven the last thing I wanted to do. Now, finally, it’s cooled off here and I’m feeling ambitious.

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Lunchtime Poll 3/12/13: Pancakes or Waffles

This weekend, my daughter and I went to a Maple Syrup Festival – for those of you west of Indiana and south of Tennessee, yes, there are festivals celebrating Maple Syrup.

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Pancakes for Everybody

Breakfast can break the fast any time of day. By thinking this way, you can eat waffles on a Wednesday night or have bacon for lunch on Monday. In other words: there are many personal benefits from breaking breakfast free from morningtimes. Read More Pancakes for Everybody

Granny’s Guide to Foodcrafting: Making Your Own Sourdough Starter

Back in ye olden tymes, yeast was harvested from the air by fermenting flour and water together in a jar and replenishing it as it got used up. This “sour dough” was carried carefully when moving, protected from extreme heat and cold, and carried a taste all its own. It’s why sourdough bread from San Francisco tastes different from sourdough bread from somewhere else. When you craft your own sourdough starter (also called a mother sponge) you’re harnessing the native yeasty beasties in your habitat to burp and raise your bread. Pretty cool, if you ask me. Read More Granny’s Guide to Foodcrafting: Making Your Own Sourdough Starter

Recovery Kitchen: Breakfast for Dinner

I have always been a fan of breakfast food for dinner, so when I wasn’t too upset when I failed both Saturday and Sunday mornings to make the pancakes I had been planning; I knew they would make a delicious meal at a later point in the day sometime during the week. And they did! Read More Recovery Kitchen: Breakfast for Dinner

Baking With the Dixie Chicks: Dutch Pancakes

My love for cooking while rocking out to the Dixie Chicks in my fabulous American apron continues unabated. Last time I promised you a post about Dutch pancakes. Today I make good on that promise. Read More Baking With the Dixie Chicks: Dutch Pancakes