I’m sure I’m not alone these days when it comes to inventorying my kitchen.
Lately, it goes something like this:
All-purpose flour. Oh, thank gawd there’s still some!
A half-pint of blueberries grabbed at the last minute at the grocery store a week ago. Half a pint? That’s it??? Why didn’t I think to get more?!?! What a moron.
Half a gallon of heavy cream that expires in five days. Wait. What??
A bag of walnuts. Woo-hoo, precious protein, baby.
A nearly empty bag of almond flour in the far reaches of the freezer. When did I even open this? (Dips finger in to try some.) OK, I think it still tastes OK. I haven’t keeled over yet.
And so it goes.
That, my friends, is what led me to try making Martha Stewart Living’s “Sheet-Pan Pancakes.”
Because let’s face it, we all need a respite from CNN, daily press conferences, and ever-growing statistics on this pandemic that’s remade the world as we knew it.
What we need is pancakes. Because pancakes have had the uncanny power to put a smile on our faces as far back as, well, the invention of pancakes. When you start the day with pancakes, you know it’s going to be a good day. And we can all surely use more of those kind of days right now.Read more