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Breakfast! The most important meal of the day (2004-2011)


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#1 percyn

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 07:33 AM

Having enjoyed reading about what people's dinner creations at Dinner! Topic, I thought we could do the same for breakfast !!

So, feel free to post what you made for this important meal of the day !!


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#2 percyn

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 07:48 AM

OK, so what do you make when you have some farm fresh, organic, hermone free, free range eggs, Russian caviar and truffles in your pantry? Why...boiled eggs (soft and hard), topped with caviar, accompanied with truffle butter toasts, of-course !!

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Hint: If you want perfect looking non-gray yolks in your boiled eggs, make a small hole on the larger end the egg, taking care to just go through the shell, but not puncture the egg's membrane. This will allow air from a natural pocket to escape and not press the iron into the egg yolk.

#3 msphoebe

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 08:48 AM

This post gave me a big chuckle...I just finished MY breakfast...a bowl of leftover Neua pad bai kaprao from lunch yesterday. I love it so much, I can't wait for Sunday breakfast so I can have the leftovers.

percyn, your breakfast looks much more civilized! Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing.

#4 Maison Rustique

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 10:08 AM

:laugh: Well it's not what I usually eat, but around 6 this morning I had leftover green salad from last night. And I just ate a piece of cheese to tide me over until lunch.
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#5 deltadoc

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 10:20 AM

I made a nice moussaka yesterday late afternoon. Got up this morning, and the thought of those fried potatoes resting under the eggplants, red wine meat mixture, and the nicely carmelized bechamel was too much to resist!

I no more than finished, and the wife who slept late got up and went straight for the fridge and heated up a dish for her too!

A special breakfast on a very special day, our 36th anniversary!


#6 foodE

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 10:28 AM

I had what I think of as an Italian fry-up. In a non-stick frying pan, melt some bacon fat. When its melted and sizzling a bit, put a thick slice of tomato cut in half into the pan and cook for a few minutes, until brown around the edges, turning a few times. When they are done to your liking, add 2 eggs. Top with a few torn basil leaves, locatelli, and black pepper. Cover and cook to your desired doneness. Coincidentally, I like mine cooked just as long as it takes to get a nice piece of bread brown and toasty.

Truly, the breakfast of champions.

#7 Lexica

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 10:36 AM

Soft-boiled eggs over strips of buttered sourdough toast with crumbled bacon sprinkled over the top (plus salt and freshly-ground pepper, of course). Still working on getting the timing on the eggs just right. :hmmm:
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#8 fierydrunk

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 01:00 PM

An asiago cheese bagel with smoked salmon cream cheese...my Sunday staple. Tomorrow I will scramble 2 egss with the salmon cream cheese.

Oh yeah, no Fall or Winter morning is complete without a soy mocha with whipped cream.

#9 amccomb

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 01:48 PM

We had potato pierogi fried with some italian sausage, onions, and cabbage and topped with sour cream. We split a leftover apple turnover for "dessert".

#10 Malawry

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 01:51 PM

Yesterday I ate leftover chicken wings for breakfast.
Today, some sausage, an apple and a hunk of cheddar cheese.
Both days, about 5 cups of coffee along with. But that goes without saying.

#11 Katherine

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 03:05 PM

Today, an asparagus and brie omelet, and a bratwurst.

#12 Ling

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 03:12 PM

I had 3 hot dogs. :sad: I guess I win the prize for trashiest breakfast. :laugh:

#13 Mabelline

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 03:23 PM

Leftover Venison Sirloin slow--cooked with cabbage and pitabread, and Earl Grey tea. Hoisin sauce used for the slow-cooking.

#14 Richard Kilgore

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 03:35 PM

Let's see...hotdogs...venison sirloin....hot dogs....venison sirloin. Just can't decide who I hope will invite me to breakfast to save me from my cereal and fruit with Soymilk. :rolleyes:

#15 markovitch

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 03:54 PM


breakfast of champions, yo.
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#16 Mabelline

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 04:00 PM

I can make that easier on you Richard. I can just cook up some more and have you and Ling both to put a feed on. I have been wanting some green curry pork as well, and I recall Ling likes that...boy, am I glad my appetite is coming back!!!

#17 hjshorter

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 04:50 PM

Smoked salmon omelet, sliced tomato, and cream cheese piled on a toasted sesame bagel with OJ & two cups of very hot coffee. :wub:
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#18 percyn

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Posted 10 October 2004 - 07:45 PM

Soft-boiled eggs over strips of buttered sourdough toast with crumbled bacon sprinkled over the top (plus salt and freshly-ground pepper, of course). Still working on getting the timing on the eggs just right.  :hmmm:

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Have you tried an egg timer (the one that is heat sensitive, changes color to indicate state of egg and goes into the water with the eggs)? I also find that putting the eggs in gently boiling water for 4 minutes gives me a good soft boiled egg.

#19 Susan in FL

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 10:19 AM

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Brunch did turn out to be more breakfast than lunch. I used leftover chicken to make chicken hash and a fried egg, and enjoyed it on the porch even though it is a rainy day.
Life is short; eat the cheese course first.

#20 eunny jang

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 10:23 AM

Coffee, eggs over-easy, sagey sausage, toast, the paper, and cigarettes.

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 12:05 PM

Light and Fluffy Pancakes from Cooks Illustrated "The Best Recipe." In fact, they are too light for me as written and I put 2-3 tbs whole wheat flour in the measuring cup and then complete with the AP flour. So far my favorite from-sratch pancake recipe.

I made my daughter's chocolate chip and came up with this method to avoid the melted chocolate on the skillet: Pour the pancakes and sprinkle on the chips, then dab on a bit of batter on each chip before turning each one.

Any improvements on the above method welcome.

And Smucker's Light syrup.

#22 ludja

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 12:13 PM

rice pudding (left over) with raisins and cream
grapefruit juice

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"Under the dusty almond trees, ... stalls were set up which sold banana liquor, rolls, blood puddings, chopped fried meat, meat pies, sausage, yucca breads, crullers, buns, corn breads, puff pastes, longanizas, tripes, coconut nougats, rum toddies, along with all sorts of trifles, gewgaws, trinkets, and knickknacks, and cockfights and lottery tickets."

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Posted 11 October 2004 - 12:17 PM

I didn't have anything at all this morning, but yesterday, I had reheated Japanese karee raisu, made oatmeal with dried cranberries for the BF, and gave his son a lesson on making French toast. Weekends are about the only time I cook anything for breakfast as we need to be out the door by 7:30 a.m. and I am not a morning person.
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#24 percyn

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 05:16 PM

Egg white omlette with chedar and smoked ham....and of-course a starbucks coffee.

#25 NulloModo

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 05:29 PM

Liverwurst sandwich with onions, spicey mustard, mayo, and fried onions on a flax seed roll. Perfect easy way to start the day.
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#26 Susan in FL

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 07:15 PM

Just after I was saying how I don't eat breakfast often, it's been three days in a row.
This morning I invited a friend/colleague over before she went to work. She loves French Toast and I made Orange French Toast, assembled last night and baked this morning, with Johnnybird's Toast Dope sprinkled on it before baking. We ate it with butter and maple syrup on it, and I was in sugar shock the rest of the morning.
Life is short; eat the cheese course first.

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 08:08 PM

Liverwurst sandwich with onions, spicey mustard, mayo, and fried onions on a flax seed roll.  Perfect easy way to start the day.

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Great minds think almost alike. Toasted Acme sourdough, smeared with Malle Dijon and liverwurst. Mine was easier and faster to assemble.
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#28 hayasaka.k

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 11:57 PM

:raz:... <== me drooling over liverwurst sandwiches. I don't know why I never thought of having it for brekkie before!

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Today was a gorgeous fall day! Bright, but not too bright. So carefree, in fact, that indecisiveness called things even with a half roasted tomato, half smoked salmon omelette. Toppings and fillings in no order: gruyere, parmesan, thyme, dill, parsley, and capers. The parental units arrived home from a friend's garden with the baby tomatoes the night before. I gave them (the tomatoes, not the p.u.'s) overnight neutrality before tossing them up in evoo and sopping up the remains with fresh (buttered) parmasan toasts while contemplating the greater aspirations of the goodies before me.
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#29 Knicke

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Posted 13 October 2004 - 08:29 AM

This morning: leftover cilantro polenta - cheese - pinto bean casserole thingy from last night's dinner. And a glass of milk.

It was goooooooooooood.
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And they were oysters two.
Two oysters met two oysters
And they were oysters too.
Four oysters met a pint of milk
And they were oyster stew.

#30 yushoe

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Posted 14 October 2004 - 05:47 PM

2 hardboiled eggs and a banana... protein and potassium

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