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Batter Up

Published April 6, 2022

Episode 6: Hit a home run with this formula for turning leftovers into pancakes (or waffles or fritters)

With all due respect to spring training and America’s favorite pastime, here at The Bittman Project, we care more about leftovers than baseball. And our favorite batters all plop from wooden spoons.

The batter trick transforms bits and pieces of whatever whatnot you’ve got in your fridge into pancakes, waffles, or fritters. The formula works for virtually any cooked vegetables, grains, chicken, meat, or seafood and is super easy to adapt for different flavors — including a gluten-free, vegan variation that appears below the recipe.