Appetizers, Salads and Breads:
Rose Parade Pancakes

from California Sizzles
Easy and Distinctive Recipes for a Vibrant 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 a feather 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 rights reserved.  Visit The Junior League of Pasadena web site (http://www.jrleaguepasadena.org) to purchase copies of California Sizzles and other fine cookbooks, or call their cookbook hotline at (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 11 baking dish.  Add chicken broth.  Add any or all of the last 3 ingredients.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.


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

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