Pinna Family History & Genealogy

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  • John 4.3%
  • Joseph 3.9%
  • Edward 3.5%
  • Crowley 3.0%
  • Daniel 2.6%
  • Peter 2.6%
  • Leonard 2.2%
  • Mary 2.2%
  • Frank 2.2%
  • Anthony 1.7%
  • Anna 1.7%
  • Paul 1.7%
  • Conroy 1.3%
  • Helen 1.3%
  • Albert 1.3%
  • Kathy 1.3%
  • Louis 1.3%
  • Giovanni 1.3%
  • De 1.3%
  • Ida 1.3%

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Kathy Pinna This is also called "Danish Pancake" and I bet that there are lots of other names for it, too. I've made it for over 30 years - I got it from a friend. This is my son's favorite breakfast!

4 eggs

3/4 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups milk

blend together, then add:

1 cup flour

and stir (there will be some lumps - if you use a blender, don't blend too well. The texture will be wrong.)

Put a 9x13 pan in a 425 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Take the pan out and put 4 tablespoons butter in the pan, letting the butter melt. Then add the batter.

Bake at 425 for about 25 minutes - until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

The pancake will rise, then fall as it cools. That's normal. Cut into squares and top with syrup and/or fruit. (Our favorite is bananas and maple syrup.)
Mar 02, 2003 · Reply
Kathy Pinna This was originally a recipe from the Betty Crocker Cookbook that my family has made for at least 40 years and has changed a bit over time. I've added the wine and ketchup but you can omit that if you wish. (But try it - you'll like it!) :)

1/2 cup minced onion

1/4 cup butter

1 lb ground beef

1 clove garlic (I use 2)

2 tablespoons flour

2 teaspoons salt (I use 1 tsp)

1/4 teaspoon accent (hence the less salt!)

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika (I omit this)

1 lb (or can) sliced mushrooms

Saute onion in butter until golden, add garlic and saute a bit. Stir in beef, brown, and add the rest of the above ingredients. (If the mushrooms are raw, be sure to saute all of these ingredients for a few minutes. If canned, you can just go to the next step.)


1 can cream of mushroom soup

1/4 cup (or so) white wine (although red wine works in a pinch)

1 tablespoon ketchup (or you can use tomato paste)

Simmer (uncovered) for 10 minutes and add 1 cup sour cream. Heat through, but be sure not to simmer with the sour cream!

Serve over rice or noodles. It's good and it only takes about 20 minutes - the same time as it takes the rice. Easy, quick, and superb tasting!
Mar 03, 2003 · Reply
Daniel Pinna I've not run across many people with the last name Pinna outside my family in Arizona and Pennsylvania. I know that we originated from Italy, but not much else. I've also seen a few Pinna people from South America. I'd love to hear where other people with the last name of Pinna come from.
Jul 08, 2013 · Reply
Kathy Pinna Of course, there is one branch of the Pinna family that lives in California.
Jul 09, 2013 · Reply