iHOP Buttermilk Pancakes {Copycat Recipe}

Grandson Grady loves his pancakes

Grandson Grady loves his pancakes

It’s Pancake Day!  Pancakes are one of the traditional Mardi Gras foods as well as a favorite of my 2 1/2 year old grandson, Grady.  I babysit him two days a week and after we drop his 3 siblings off at their schools, we go to the Burger King drive thru for pancakes.  For awhile they were only 89 cents for 3 4-in pancakes.  Now that they’re almost 3 times the price, it was time to make and freeze a batch for quick heating in the mornings. Continue reading

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Bourbon (Street) Bacon Pancakes {Mardi Gras!}

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

I traditionally make jambalaya for Mardi Gras.  I’ve posted jambalaya recipes two years in a row and wanted a new approach to Fat Tuesday.  According to Wikipedia many countries (the UK, Ireland, Australia and Canada) call the day ‘Pancake Day’, and traditionally eat pancakes to celebrate the beginning of Lent. I’m for anything with bourbon and bacon, holiday or not! Continue reading

Jambalaya 2014

Mardi Gras Jambalaya

I have a perfectly good jambalaya recipe I’ve made for years. My friend Wanda, who lived in New Orleans all her life, gave me the recipe along with a handful of beads she sent me one year.  I loved the beads almost as much as the jambalaya.  I didn’t actually have to do anything naughty to get those beads! Not that I would. In public. Continue reading