Gluten Free Pan Bread (Pan Plano)

Last week I shared the mini-recipe for Dutch Baby/Pan Plano because this recipe is what I used to test a number of gluten-free flours from Pereg Foods.  For preparation details, Dutch Baby Delight posted 2 weeks ago – link here.  With thanks to our four taste testers – the results are in! Gluten Free Flour Options There are many gluten-free flour options to try, and what we discovered is that they generally bring some modicum of flavor with them.  Some gluten-free flours are great for savory dishes and some are […]

Pan Plano AKA Dutch Babies – Part II

I started this topic last week with the basic Dutch Baby, or Pan Plano recipe. Now we are going to look at some refinements and embellishments that can be done when not squatting around a campfire. A Short Philosophy of Food Before we cook, let us ponder for a moment the role of meals and food in our lives. Is food simply something to stuff down our gullets so we can continue to play video games or be otherwise entertained by television? Or is a meal and food something to […]

Dutch Baby Delight – Part I

You can serve Dutch Babies for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert! Depends on how you make them and serve them. Their very versatility makes this a recipe that is hard to categorize. Fair warning – this will be a two part post – with the basic recipe today. Dutch Babies in the Southwest are “Flat Bread” We start with the the reason I share this with you today – one form of “dutch babies” has a long tradition in the Southwest. Carlos, a well-seasoned ranch hand I met while camping […]