'Shrove Tuesday' on Serious Eats

Happy Pancake Tuesday!

[Photo: Carey Jones] Later in the day, your thoughts may tend toward Mardi Gras. But this morning, it's all about Pancake Tuesday. How to celebrate? There's always Clinton Street Baking Co.: if blueberry doesn't do it for you, today's... More

Celebrate Pancake Tuesday Tomorrow

Can you think of a better way to spend a Tuesday? [Photograph: Robyn Lee] Tomorrow isn't just Mardi Gras—it's Pancake Tuesday (or "Shrove Tuesday"). Since the day is all about fattening up, with pancakes playing a very large role, we've put together a list of sweet and savory recipes: 10 Pancake Recipes 1. Ricotta Pancakes 2. Sweet Potato and Kimchi Pancakes 3. Dorie Greenspan's Puffy, Browned Pancake 4. The Best Silver Dollar Pancakes Ever 5. Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes 6. Goat Cheese and Ricotta Pancakes 7. Baked Brown Sugar Pancakes 8. Shrimp and Scallion Pancake 9. Diner-Style Pancakes 10. Gale Gand's Buttermilk Pancakes... More

In Videos: Flipped Off by the International Pancake Day Race

For years I've taken a (very) small measure of Kansas pride in the fact that my home state is host to one half of the International Pancake Day Race. Each year on Shrove Tuesday, residents of Liberal, Kansas, race their counterparts in Olney, England, all with pancake pans—and pancakes—in hand. Having never attended a race, I was under the impression that runners had to flip their pancakes throughout the event. Wrong. They flip once at the beginning and once at the end—to prove they still have their pancake payload. [The incriminating video, after the jump.]... More

Gingerbread Pancakes

Homesick Texan: "I’d never had gingerbread pancakes until I moved to Austin and after one bite, I no longer had a desire for any other flavor. Take all the spicy goodness of a gingerbread cookie and make it rich, cake-like and fluffy, and there you have the joy that is a gingerbread pancake." Lovely writing, and the pancakes really do look delicious!... More

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