Monday, January 4, 2016


Do you have a favourite pancake recipe?

Do you have a favourite pancake story?

David and I have made a list of things he can learn to cook independently. Pancakes are on that list.

Arta suggested I try out the 100% whole wheat pancake recipe perfected by America's Test Kitchen. I love that they have information you can read, or you can watch a video of them being made with a commentary. They also give the science behind what makes them great. What more could you ask for ... other than waking to the smell of pancakes.


  1. Glen has a recipe that is useful. It is a math recipe. You take the number of people you are making pancakes for and then do the multiplication on all of the ingredients. That way you will just have enough pancakes for 2 or 4 or even 7 people.

    Next time you visit him, ask him for that recipe. I like recipes that involve science.

  2. The picture with your cooking story makes it look like you are doing muffins. I have a favourite muffin recipe: the morning glory muffins, though I also like bran muffins.

    1. I love those! I might have to run out and et some pineapple just to make some!

  3. I have Glen's recipe if anyone wants it.

    Has David ever tried crepes? That is one of Naomi's favourite.

  4. I love crepes as well. Richard and Miranda have them every Saturday and Sunday morning, except during hunting season. What crepe recipe do you use, Mary. I special one? I noticed that one of the recipes said to make the batter and then let it sit for 4 hours before cooking it.

  5. Here is my Pancake Recipe I use


    1 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
    2 tablespoons sugar
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup milk
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, or vegetable oil
    1 large egg
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    I use Whole Wheat Flour with Bran instead
    and Goats milk

    I also add cinnamon nutmeg & cloves together or separate on occasion.

    I add 2 apples sliced and chopped skin on
    and a large handful of raisins


    Cook on low heat and might need a little more or less milk to get the right texture.

    btw LOVE this blog!

  6. Kerri?

    I forgot about adding spices: cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Thanks for bringing that back to my mind. You know, we run a separate food blog called

    If you would like to post over there, I will sign you up for it. In fact, I will just send you the invitation and you can accept or not.

    As for breakfasts for people, Richard and Miranda have a cooked oatmeal that includes banana, peanut butter and chia seeds that their little kids gobble down. I will put that one up on both blogs, for it is fun -- not what I do with my oatmeal, which is just plain, plain, plain.