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Yay! It’s Pancake Day or as I like to call it – Mom’s-had-coffee-so she-will-now-make-you-breakfast Day. Pancake Day is celebrated on Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, also is known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras and Shrove Tuesday. To honor all those pancakes being served, I am giving a shout out to my favorite children’s book when I was a wee brat, Sam and the Tigers. My edition – written by Helen Bannerman, illustrated by Eulalie, and published in 1955 – told the story of an Indian boy who outsmarts 4 tigers and ends up with 143 pancakes. That’s a pretty sweet ratio.  Although the book...

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