What I didn't know is how easy these actually are to make.
I found this book on vacation last summer. I love cookbooks, and I've started collecting these from the places I visit, sometimes I look for church cookbooks in local antique stores, sometimes I buy them at the visitors center (in this case). I still collect ornaments as well, but I think a cookbook says a lot about a place. This cookbook comes from (The Bridges of) Madison County.
The contributor said that crepes are a traditional breakfast on Fat Tuesday. In years gone by Lent meant no eggs, fat, meat or dairy products (my how times have changed) and so houses tried to get rid of their 'extras' on fat Tuesday via pancakes, or in this case, the French pancake=the crepe.
Mix: 4 eggs, 1 c. flour, 1/2 c. milk, 1/2 c. water, 1/2 t. salt, 1 T. melted butter, 2 t. sugar, 1 t. vanilla.
Heat a non-stick skillet on medium heat (I played around with butter, it's not necessary). Add just enough batter to fill the bottom of the pan (less than 1/4 of a cup, these are really thin). Tilt the pan until the bottom is completely covered with batter.
The sides will start to curl up with a minute or two. Flip.
Roll, and enjoy. The good news is, I'm not Catholic, I just play one on my blog when the mood strikes, so I can enjoy these tomorrow...and the next day, and the next day....and the next day. I am, however, Baptist, so you can fill in the blanks for all the things I won't be indulging in as I eat my crepe.