Tag Archives: Breakfast

Pistachio Pancakes

We seem to be on a pancake kick these days.  I make a big batch on Sunday, and then the leftovers are available for weekday pre-breakfast snacks.  This time the “secret ingredient” was pistachios.  They are just lightly salted, so … Continue reading

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Pre-Breakfast Bar

This is our Coffee Corner in the kitchen. My morning medication to replace my obliterated thyroid requires that I wait for two hours (!!!) before eating solid food in the morning. If DH gets up before that time is up, … Continue reading

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Steam Fried Eggs

Versatility, thy name is “egg”. When I am busy with a lot of other dishes on Sundays’ special brunches, I sometimes just steam fry the eggs. When you think about it, all methods that keep the egg whole produce something … Continue reading

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Sampler Plate

I have acquired a holder and a small tripod with a ball head for my iPad, so now I can take pictures of our food without trying to hold the pad steady.  I have been mostly using the iPhone, but … Continue reading

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Poached and Pancake

Our usual Sunday Special Brunch was a little different today. This is polenta with cheese and chives, topped with a pepper ratatouille; a poached egg; a breakfast sausage; a half-piece of bacon; and a pancake made from the leftover egg/milk … Continue reading

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Open Door Wheat Bread

I make mostly sourdough French batons for our “daily bread”, but once in a while I get a hankerin’ for plain ol’ whole wheat bread to have for morning toast. This loaf came out perfectly, if a bit dense.  I … Continue reading

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Overnight Boule

Boule, from the French for “ball”, is a traditional shape of French bread, resembling a squashed ball. It is a rustic loaf shape that can be made of any type of flour. A boule can be leavened with commercial yeast, … Continue reading

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