Friday, January 07, 2011

100% Hencake


This is a hencake.

I make at least one hencake every time I fix pancakes for the family.

This is not necessarily a breakfast picture. It could be dinner. I do that sometimes. Breakfast for dinner.

Hencakes are made from a ladle... the batter is poured out, slowly... first the body, and then the tail and head. Sometimes I add either feet, or a nest for her to settle into.

Hencakes make me happy. When I am amused, I am happy.

Maria used to call a chicken's beak a "toot." I remember exactly the time when she drew a beak, and called it a toot.

The toot is the hardest part to add to a hencake. They usually come out a bit big. This one could be a hummingbird's toot.

And now, I am going to clean our kitchen, fold some laundry, and be uncharacteristically productive in areas domestic.

What are you doing?

Have you figured out Maria's Secret Share? It is kind of a vegetable but it didn't grow in the garden!

7 comments:

  1. I love that. Mom used to make me kitties, (catcakes?), so I can relate. Considering the unladylike way I blow my nose, toot could work for me, as well... Even if it is for a beak... Maria's share is going to make me have to wake up some unused brain cells...

    Cat

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  2. Hehehe... and here, again, artistic talent! I have a hard enough time making *round* ones, much less bringing them to life with shapes. I guess if I didn't make them from a box, and made them more often than once every few months...
    (I also have to add here that my word verification image was "outine," which is very chicken-y.)

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  3. The hencake is awesome! Truly talented.

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  4. Another great hencake.
    Yah, breakfast for dinner rocks.
    Toots rocks even more.

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  5. Love the hencake!...and the baboon rainbow booty was both gross AND awesome!
    As for the vegetable, I've got nothin.

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  6. Yay, for hencakes! ;)

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