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Crepes

Crepes are very thin and delicate pancakes. Crepes can be folded and stuffed with a variety of foods, meats and fruit.

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What is a crepe boot?

Crepe boots have a different type of sole than normal boots. This crepe sole is more shock absorbent and more comfortable to walk and stand in than leather soled boots. They are also more lightweight and flexible.

When do you cut back crepe myrtles?

Agree to disagree! The ones in my neighborhood are all well over 17 years old and do fine after each and every trimming. The only one that is a problem is the sole one that hasn’t been done in years! It is now too tall to trim without a ladder/truck and is actually growing into my neighbor’s house. I have two and trim them after all of the leaves have fallen. If I let them get too tall, I will lose all sight of my street while losing the low foliage that provides porch privacy. Your “crepe murder” comment is misguided at best.

Where did the crepe originate?

The word, like the pancake itself, is of French origin, deriving from the Latin crispa, meaning "curled".

How do you get your 5 year old crepe myrtle trees to bloom?

The most common reason would be lack of sun. Crepe Myrtles need full sun in most areas. If you want to move it, cut it back and dig up in winter. The other reason may be too richer soil which promotes leaf growth over flowers. Try using ash or a seaweed extract. Anything with a high potash/potassium content.

The myrtle is a bush and is in full sun. I saw one article that said they like acidic soil similar to azaleas, should I add soil additives. It is also getting regular water. Should I cut back?

How do you make a crepe?

INGREDIENTS 1 cup all-purpose flour

2 eggs

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup water

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons butter, melted # In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the milk, water,and the eggs. Gradually shift in the flour, stirring to combine. Add the salt and butter; beat until smooth. # Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.

Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is light brown. Loosen with a spatula, turn and cook the other side. Serve hot.

fill with any dessert topping or fruit and enjoy My family recipe is more of a breakfeast crepe For a full batch- 2 cups flour 3 cups milk 2 eggs 1/8 ts salt 1 tbs sugar Mix ingredients until smooth and somewhat thick. Add crisco to pan and pour in 1/2 to 1 cup of badder (depending on size of pan). When top (dries) and bottom turns golden brown flip and repeat. once both sideds are golden its ready to serve. My family adds jelly to the crepe and rolls with fork. Hope you enjoy!!!
It is a French pancake.

Do you have to use a crepe pan for making crepes?

You don't have to use a crepe pan for cooking crêpes, but using a regular one may result in your pan being deformed by the heat at the end of your series of crepes (because of the heat during a long time)

Can you use a broadcast spreader to spread sand?

Yes but, it has to be real dry and it is better to put a load in a wheel barrow and spread it with a shovel.

Je voudrais une crepe au sucre et lemon?

I would like a crèpe with sugar and lemon (juice) on it - in French, we wouldn't say lemon, we say (avec un peu de jus de) citron.

How do you make fudge without burning it?

Use a double boiler when heating the chocolate. Use your biggest pot and fill it with water and bring it a boil. Put a stainless steel mixing bowl on the top and melt it in the bowl. The steam will heat the food while greatly reducing the chance of it burning.

When do crepe myrtles bloom?

There are several species of crepe myrtle generally blooming between late spring and early fall. You are pretty much guaranteed beautiful blooms throughout the summer as most varieties flower for apx. 120 days.

Can you eat crepes on Passover?

The crepe batter would have to be made from kosher for Passover ingredients. You could try a sweet bletlach recipe.

Why would a crepe myrtle bloom very late in the season when all around it are in bloom?

Any number of reasons. It may have been exposed to cooler weather longer or maybe a younger plant. It will also depend on the amount of sunlight the plant receives each day.

Why does crepe myrtle tree loose its bark?

crape myrtles and peeling barki havent found out WHY yet... but it exfoliates every season.

diseases are mostly from bugs that suck the pollen, but this isn't proven to peel the bark.

crape myrtles are very tough and they can survive in a huge range of temperatures and landmasses, except salt water/an ocean breeze is a weakness.

Are crepe myrtles poisonous to smoke?

yes , the smoke consist of particles of organic material being inhaled into the lungs, like any other burning material being inhaled its poisness to the human body

What is a good recipe for bulk crepes for crepe stall?

I am also looking for a crepe batter recipe to use at farmers markets.

Can dogs eat crepes?

yes, it's just like any other people food-it's egg- but people food shouldn't be fed to dogs anyway.

Je voudrais une crepe au jambon fromage means in English?

I would like a ham and cheese crèpe please.

(this doesn't make much sense in French as une crèpe is a dessert, if you wanted ham and cheese, you would ask for une galette (made from blé noir - buckwheat)

Would like Hubert Keller's recipe for Layered crepe Cake with blueberries?

I'm sure if you look it up, there will be a very detailed recipe for this request. Good Luck!

Can crepe myrtle be used as firewood?

yes but it take a while to get it heated up and start burning and after that it burns for about 5 minutes

Is crepe myrtle ground cover poisonous to horses?

No, crepe myrtle is not toxic to horses. However, if a horse eats too much it can cause mild gastrointestinal upset.