Diner Quality Pancakes

These might very well be the best pancakes in the world. It’s my recipe, probably stolen in my twenties, but I changed it over the years to make it my own. I used to work in a diner, so I have an unnatural love for breakfast twenty-four hours a day. It’s...

Crepes, Blini, or Flat Pancakes: They’re delicious

Blini (Crepes) Servings: 100 Time: 10 mins prep, 1 hour rest, 10 mins cook Difficulty: easyPrint INGREDIENTS 2 eggs 1 cup of milk 1 cup of flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil DIRECTIONS Blend all the ingredients above. You can use a blender, food...

Inflation Busting

Prices are rising. I’ve felt it for a while. We see some official numbers, but none of the official numbers measure the things that I actually buy.  To figure it out, I created “the chicken grain report.” I measure other things, too, like gas, the...

Empty Shelf Cooking (“No Fear” meals)

We’re okay. I went shopping right before the pandemic. Things looked good. There was bread and milk Less than a week later, lines wrapped around the big store. Shelves emptied. People rushed the fork lift guy who was refilling the water at the warehouse store....

Menu 3

This week: I did some canning and  also cleaned out the pantry, so I have a good solid idea of the foods we need to eat for the next month. This menu was made, but next week will be a bit of a pantry raid.  BREAKFAST Your choice of the following: chef-style eggs...