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Pancake Day (really, Shrove Tuesday): Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Pancake Day (really, Shrove Tuesday): Tuesday, March 5, 2019

We’re a day away from celebrating Shrove Tuesday, which is the last day before Lent begins.  Pancakes became especially popular for Shrove Tuesday as a way to use up both the supply of eggs and fat that a family might have stored away, since it was traditional to abstain from consuming both during the forty days of Lent. And, just in time, we've added a couple of new pancake recipes made with our Organic Einkorn Pancake & Baking Mix.  If you still have some eggs and milk in your pantry that need using up before Lent, then why not make...

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HOLIDAY RECIPES

HOLIDAY RECIPES

Get into the spirit with Christmas food like mulled wine and mince pies, make homemade presents, and create the perfect Christmas menu.  Here are a few recipes of our own to help you along. A Christmas Breakfast, one to prepare with your kids: Snowman Pancakes with Orange and Spice Add some festive spice to our fluffy pancakes with cinnamon and orange zest. The perfect breakfast for Christmas morning.  Ingredients 2 c Organic Einkorn Pancake & Baking Mix 1-1 1/4c milk (depending on how thick or thin you like your pancakes) 1 large free-range egg 3 oranges, zest finely grated (fruit...

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Baking Basics: The structure of a PANCAKE & BAKING MIX, and what you can do with it.

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Baking Basics: The structure of a PANCAKE & BAKING MIX, and what you can do with it.

Once you know how to put together a simple baking mix you will unlock the ability to create endless varieties of biscuits, scones, muffins, coffee cakes (and other cakes even), puddings, pancakes and waffles. Just about everything except cookies, that is. A cake mix is just like a baking mix, but with added sugar and sometimes a few tweaks. One, or both, are super-convenient to have on hand. Of course, you can start with our Heritage Flour baking mixes to save you some time, but if you prefer to make your own, here’s a recipe for a Pancake & Baking...

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March 2018: The Festivals of Spring: Passover and Easter

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March 2018:  The Festivals of Spring: Passover and Easter

Yes, I know we're still getting our share of cold, gloomy weather, but the days are getting longer, a promise that Spring is around the corner.  And indeed, the Vernal Equinox which falls on March the 19th or 20th every year, and occurs on the 20th this year, will again mark Spring’s beginning in our Northern Hemisphere.  Spring has always been celebrated as a time of renewal and hope in ancient cultures, and so do our two great feasts of Passover and Easter.  Passover has, since the days of Moses, always been celebrated on the first full moon following the...

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Six Varieties of Pancakes You May Have Never Heard Of!

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Ahh Pancakes...you know the popular breakfast food usually served in a stack of two or three, topped with maple syrup and butter. The thick batter contains eggs, flour, milk, and a raising agent, baking powder or yeast. But did you know that pancakes come in many different styles! Here are six varieties you may be surprised to learn about: #1: Bannock is common to virtually all North America's first peoples. The European version (Scotland) was traditionally made of oatmeal. #2 Johnnycake (also jonnycake, johnny cake, journey cake or Johnny Bread) is a cornmeal flatbread that was an early American staple...

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