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.

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


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
3.  Cool 15 minutes and add evaporated milk.

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 ( 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


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


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.


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 (