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Buckwheat pancakes?
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Dell (WA)    Posted 03-04-2002 at 14:29:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
As a single ol'timer, I like to treat myself to flappers on Sunday morn. Ran outta buttermilk pancake mix so decided to get some buckwheat mix for a change.

Man, went to 4 major grocery chain stores before found 2 lb pkg for $4 at a "gourmet" speciality grocery store. Since I only cooks fer myself, thats ok. But it didn't taste like what I remembers from years ago.

Has buckwheat lost its popularity? Or is it just my little corner of the world?

I also "splurged" for some Vermont maple syrup innna that ol'house shaped tincan, $10 fer pint. ouch.......Dell


RayP(MI)    Posted 03-05-2002 at 06:42:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well, I for one happen to like flapjacks made with a small amount of buckwheat flour mixed in. Wanted some buckwheat seed to grow a "green manure" to plow down, a few years back, and local farm supply couldn't even find any seed. Guess it's not a very popular product anymore.


PCC-AL    Posted 03-04-2002 at 15:53:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi Dell,
Down in my part of the country, we had corn cakes with home made cane syrup. The syrup is still available from local produce markets. I have about a half of bottle left that I just may do a little work on tonight. The corn cakes were better when my mother was alive to cook them on the wood stove in the mornings. A little home made butter and fig preserves or syrup. Yum Yum.


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