Tag Archives: Brunch

Special Spinach

There was still a smidge of fresh spinach lurking in the bottom of the package, so I left a bit of the bacon grease in the frying pan and added the spinach.  It cooked beautifully, making a bit of its … Continue reading

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Tide You Over Sandwich

Need just a bit of delicious food to tide you over until the next meal . . . and with fab flavor, no skimping on nutrition, and very satisfying to boot? Look no further than a quick cut-in-half bolillo roll … Continue reading

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Cranberry Cornbread

We always have plenty of dried cranberries on hand, so today I whipped up a new taste treat to go with the Cream of Potato/Onion/Mushroom/Cabbage/Pepper Soup for our lunch. This cornbread was just perfect.  I used all purpose flour and … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pancakes

  We had blueberry pancakes, cheesy polenta, bacon, and poached eggs for our Sunday brunch today.  These were the prettiest part of the meal.

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Alouette

  Alouette, gentille alouette . . . https://www.google.com/search?q=aloutte+gentille&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1-ab Every time I get this box of Brie out, the above song starts up in my head.  I had no idea what it is about, but now I do. Remember that loaf … 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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Sourdough Bread and Roasted Peppers

Yesterday was a very busy day.  Can’t believe I got so much done, but two of the best things you can see above! In a propitious confluence of events, our local ethnic market had all the peppers in the colors … Continue reading

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Eggs – Not Just for Breakfast

So often I show you only the finished dish, and just use words to describe the procedure, so today I am bombarding you with a lot more pixels – FIVE photos. Here goes: Chop up the desired amount of any … Continue reading

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Close Enough to Perfect For Me

Nothing special here – just the French toast part of our usual Sunday Pig-out Brunch – but it was so beautiful, that I couldn’t resist making its portrait. Leftovers make a great snack   My current favorite is a dab … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Persimmon

  Before it graced our breakfast plates, this is how the persimmon looked.   Isn’t it beautiful ???

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Christmas Persimmon

  About a week ago, I bought two Hachiya persimmons and put them on the kitchen windowsill.  They were patient models for my camera snapping in their faces all week, but one of them came into its own this morning when it adorned … Continue reading

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Irish-French-Mexican Brunch

   Potatoes O’Brien, Swiss Cheese Omelette, Mexican Red Salsa, Green Chiles, Avocado, Chopped Red Peppers, Smoked Paprika Need I say more?

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The Bowl

There was yet another article yesterday about “The Bowl”, and how wonderful they are to eat. While true, methinks the hype is totally overshadowing the simplicity of it. I found myself discussing this with a friend yesterday, and it got … Continue reading

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Broth Makes The Difference

Yes, this looks like many of our other delicious Sunday Brunches, but there really IS a difference that you can’t see. I made the polenta with half water and half really thick, gelatinous broth from our last roasted chicken, using … Continue reading

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Waffle House Today

The poached duck eggs and the other components are the same, but today I made waffles. Haven’t done that in a while, and they were really a nice treat. DH had his the more traditional way with butter, maple syrup, … Continue reading

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The One-Egg Omelette – Enough for Two

Here is the omelette that I made from the goose egg. I cut off about a third of this for me, and DH ate the rest of it. We each had our own sausage patty (thanks, Old Jersey Lady!) ;-> … Continue reading

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Bananas Foster Cakes

I was out of strawberries and pineapple, so this brunch looks kind of bland with no bits of the bright colors that I favor for my photographs. BUT – today’s Sunday brunch was definitely not short on flavor. I made … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck – Eggs

Here it is Sunday again, and time for our special brunch. It looks like the same old thing, but not so! This time, there are duck eggs! ;-> Lately I have been ordering organic eggs from a local source, https://www.facebook.com/kovacspecialty.farmsContinue reading

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Flag Day Brunch

Okay, it’s really the day AFTER Flag Day, but here we have the requisite red, white, and blue colors. RED RASPBERRIES WHITE POACHED EGGS BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

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