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Crêpes

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This is a Joy of Cooking recipe.

I love crêpes. My parents have a crêpe maker and I loved the weekend mornings when we would make crêpes (unlike the mornings when my dad would serve pancakes with Karo syrup… blech!). Crêpes may have been a reason that I took French rather than the more practical Spanish or Chinese in middle school (another reason was ballet).

Fast forward to 1L year, when for the first time I was responsible for making my own weekend brunch (Colonial brunch I miss you!). I found this recipe in my Joy of Cooking book and was delighted to find that it doesn’t require a crêpe maker. I could make it right away without a specialty appliance that I have neither the funds to buy or the space to house! Excellent.

While the topping possibilities are endless, my favorites are are lemon with sugar and nutella with berries. Yum!

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Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

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This is an LA Times recipe.

Two summers ago I decided to make these for a friend’s potluck brunch. They were super delicious, but I was late to the party because I underestimated the amount of rising time needed. Moral of the story: make these the night before (see to make ahead directions below) or plan on eating them in the afternoon (not necessarily a bad thing… they’re delicious any time of day).

Full recipe after the jump (I have jumps now!).

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