Other kitchen specialties of Lisa included:
Crepe Suzette (flaming hotscake)
Vaffles (hotscakes pressed in a waffle iron)
Tunafish and jelly sandwiches
Tortillas (actual paper plates)
Hot Kebobs (flaming hotscakes on a skewer)
Chicken Sandwich (a rubber chicken between two slices of white bread)
Polarized Chicken (it beeps when it's ready)
and for dessert . . .
Fruitcake (which had the entire top of a whole pineapple sticking out of the top)
and the ever popular 20 Pound Pound Cake
I think my Mom has an actual copy of the Green Acres Stove
My Mom does a lot better, and every Saturday, she makes Hotscakes. It's her "splurge meal" of the week if she's watching her calories and she says it's worth it.
Today's Buttermilk Cornbread Hotscakes
1/2 cup flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon sugar
2 dashes salt
1 and 1/4 cups buttermilk (or make your own by adding 1 T, lemon juice to milk).
1 Tablespoon melted lard
1 Tablespoon melted butter
Mix, cook on a cast iron griddle.
Served with butter and maple syrup or molasses, they are tasty and filling.
Perfect for a day with the
"Green acres is the place to be.
Farm living is the life for me.
Land spreading out, so far and wide.
Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside".