It was a listener suggestion, so I gave it a go this weekend! – Scotty
A few weeks ago we were talking about how I wanted to cook more with my grandmother’s cast iron skillet. As usual, Clear Country had some great ideas and potato pancakes was one of them. They turned out delicious!
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This is the basic recipe I used, and it was pretty simple. Most of it is probably stuff you’ve already got in your pantry & fridge…
A couple of thoughts…
- I’m pretty sure the wringing the water out in a towel is an important step. I looked at several recipes and they all stressed it. I used a towel, maybe you’ve got a better trick.
- It’s one of those “blank canvas” dishes because it’s so basic. I just used salt & pepper, but you could play around with different herbs you like, and flavor it up like you like it.
- I tried several toppings, including shredded cheese, ketchup, sour cream, and this Taco Bell Ranchero Sauce that would make a shoe taste good. A couple of the recipes I looked at suggested applesauce, so I tried that too.
Anyway, give it a shot and let us know what you thought. Liz & I already have our next cast iron dish picked out, and we are SUPER excited to try it…stay tuned!