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Appetizers, Salads and Breads:
Rose Parade Pancakes

from California Sizzles
Easy and Distinctive Recipes for aVibrant Lifestyle

INGREDIENTS for Pancakes:

1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup all purpose flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons baking powder
2 Tablespoons sugar

TO PREPARE Pancakes:

1.  Combine egg, milk and oil.
2.  Add dry ingredients and beat until smooth.  Batter
    should be thick.
3.  Heat griddle.  Brush griddle lightly with oil.  Spoon
    about 1/4 cup of batter, per pancake, onto griddle. 
    Cook until top of pancake is set and flip. Cook until
    golden brown.

NOTE: 
Light as afeather and scrumptious with our homemade Cinnamon Syrup (see below).

SERVINGS: 4

INGREDIENTS for Cinnamon Syrup:

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup evaporated milk

TO PREPARE Cinnamon Syrup:

1.  Combine sugar, syrup, water and cinnamon in a saucepan.
2.  Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes, stirring
    constantly
3.  Cool 15 minutes and add evaporated milk.

NOTE: 
A must with your favorite pancakes.

YIELD:  2 cups

Copyright 1999 by The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc.  All rightsreserved.  Visit TheJunior League of Pasadena web site (http://www.jrleaguepasadena.org)to purchase copies of CaliforniaSizzles and other fine cookbooks, or call their cookbook hotlineat (626) 796-0162.


Pasta, Seafood, Eggs and Grains:
Rice Pilaf

from Traditions
A Taste of the Good Life

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 cups uncooked rice
1 stick butter
2 (13 ounce) cans chicken broth
  Salt to taste
  Pepper to taste
1/2 cup blanched almonds
1 (4 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
1/2 cup chopped onion

TO PREPARE:

Saute rice in melted butter until light brown.  Pour into 9 x 11baking dish.  Add chicken broth.  Add any or all of the last3 ingredients.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.

SERVINGS: 6 - 8

Copyright 1983 The Junior League of Little Rock, Inc.  All rightsreserved.  To purchase copies of Traditions,call the Junior League of Little Rock at (501) 666-0658 or order bymail at P.O. Box 7453, Little Rock, AR 72217.  The cost is $18.95plus $4.00 shipping/handling for first book ($2.00 each additionalbook).  You may also purchase copies of any of the Junior Leagueof Little Rock cookbooks through their website (http://www.jllr.org).

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