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February 20, 2020
The first International Pancake Race was held on this day in 1950 in Kansas. The women in the race wore dresses and aprons and covered their heads in scarves as they carried a pancake in a skillet. Each woman had to toss the pancake three times as they ran a 415-yard (380 meter) course. This would make a funny race for children with a shorter course and lightweight frying pans. Or you can tell them a story and make pancakes to eat, instead of racing with them!
Try this recipe for Chocolate Chip Pancakes.