Pancakes and Pizza and Bagels…Oh My!


Tuesday, February 9th is National Pizza Day!

It’s also Pancake Day.

And National Bagel Day.

Let’s not forget Fat Tuesday “Mardi Gras” is also today. It’s the French Catholic tradition of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season.

Pizza Bagel

Slice a plain bagel in half and spread some pizza sauce on the cut sides. Top both sides with mozzarella cheese, then heat in the oven at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes.

Classic Pancakes

3 eggs, well beaten
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp. cooking oil
3/4 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. vanilla
Chocolate Chips (optional)

Beat together eggs, milk, and oil. Add flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and vanilla. Add a handful of chocolate chips if desired. Stir mixture until all ingredients are well blended. Spoon batter onto hot greased griddle or cast iron skillet. Cook both sides until lightly browned. Serve with choice of toppings.

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