(pronounced: ploys)
HISTORY This recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES' FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Hebert Family Reunion recipe which comes from Bertha Thibadeau Gogan. 
  • 2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
PREPARATION Sift together all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add cold water and mix well. Scald with boiling water and mix well. Add baking powder and again mix well to a fairly thin batter.

On a very hot skillet (poelonne, nongreased), drop a large tablespoon of batter. It is cooked when the surface is elevated and full of holes. 

Serve with cretons, butter, maple syrup or just roll after buttering and eat like a hot dog.

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