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Japanese Vegetable Pancakes

Uhm… yes. It’s pretty much all I can say. We broke out the hot sauce for these, but ate them just plain because they were that good. I borrowed the recipe from Smitten Kitchen, but adapted it just a little and forwent the sauce.  I scaled her recipe down to make 4 good-sized pancakes. They […]

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Diner Pancakes (Lazy Day!)

We went to Dee’s (Bridgeside Diner) for breakfast this morning because we were feeling a little lazy this morning. We allow ourselves to eat out once (or sometimes twice) a week, and Dee’s is one of our favorite places to go because they do all the things we would never. It’s guilt-free and occasional, so […]

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Bread Pudding Pancakes (Yisss)

I do not like to waste things. That is why when we have bread that is about to go stale, we take the ends and put them in a bag in the freezer for bread pudding. I have been doing this for about twenty years.  I love bread pudding, and now I think I love […]

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Pineapple Pancakes

One of my most favorite things about late February is that all the golden things start returning, including pineapples. They’re in season, so they’re on sale.  This year I tried a new method to prepping the pineapple. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/technique/how-prepare-and-chop-pineapple I saved the top to plant and juiced the eyes and core, but threw out the skin […]