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Breakfast! The most important meal of the day (2012)

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Long time since I’ve posted here, but y’all’s breakfasts are just astounding! I want some popovers, sausages, perfectly fried eggs….

During our recent Florida trip we stayed with friends who share our love of all things food, so we went out to eat at fantastic places that they have found (in Jacksonville, which isn’t easy) and also stayed in to eat her wonderful food. For breakfast one morning she did this really good casserole:


Croissant sandwiches made with ham and cheese and topped with more cheese and an egg custard and baked.

Another breakfast:


Blueberry breakfast cake, eggs baked in potato nests and sausage links.

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Man Camp first breakfast while the wives were still sleeping. ;) lol More was added later , mostly meat as it was the last morn of camping and things had to be used up. best bit was some leftover jerked pork ribs reheated over the fire. fritatta with leftover sausage, roasted garlic, tom , japaleno and cheese was pretty good too although no pics were taken . Unfortunately we were out of beans and wieners for this breakfast or maybe fortunately considering the blazing saddles campfires of the previous days. ;)


"Why is the rum always gone?"

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Oh Yeh! Man Camp! Grunt etc

that looks sooooooooooo good.

food out side does taste Sooooooooooooooo much better.

Kudos for this! :wink:

but Girl camp might be even better?


did you catch your own fish?


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Some recent breakfasts:

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Leftover twice baked potato, chopped up, reheated and topped with fried egg.


Mushroom omelet with purchased roasted garlic salsa


Kimchi pancakes with dipping sauce and spicy cucumber salad

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Breakfast salad of spinach, bacon, croutons and a poached egg dressed with a sherry vinegar vinaigrette.

Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

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Anna – great idea using the twice-cooked baked potato as a base for an egg. We always have leftovers when I do twice-cooked potatoes and I never thought to do that!

Breakfast on Sunday:


Only interesting because it was a new scrambled egg method. I noticed on the Yahoo story scroll something called “Perfect Scrambled Eggs” by America’s Test Kitchen’s Bridget Lancaster and decided to give them a try. Nothing radical, but she does start them at medium-high heat and then lowers the heat when the eggs have set. I’ve always gone low and really, really slow. My eggs are always good, but these were definitely better – moist and fluffy and a LOT faster. Served with a squirt of Kim-Kim sauce – a locally made Korean hot sauce.

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It's been quite a long while since I've posted on this thread, I've missed it so...such wonderful and beautiful breakfasts!

Slightly overcast outside, but with luxurious mangoes, I've got sunshine in a bowl :wink:

Oatmeal with diced mangoes

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Yetty CintaS

I am spaghetttti

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It's been quite a long while since I've posted on this thread . . .

Now that’s an understatement. :rolleyes: I know you are still cooking up some wonderful food, so don’t be a stranger!

Kebab omelet – leftover steak, mushroom, and bell pepper kebab, topped with oregano and feta cheese. Tasted much better than it looks!


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Spaghetttti, welcome back! That mango looks delicious.

Been busy lately so not many posts, but here are a few hopefully worthy posts:

Went for dinner to this small plates place, but could not pass up a few breakfast type dishes:

Soft Scrambled Eggs w/Shrimp Butter and Uni - roll your eyes back good



The eggs and uni were accompanied with...

Lava Rock Toasted Sourdough Bread w/English Peas and Bacon (almost like lardo)


Grilled Eggplant and Chanterelle Mushrooms on Toast


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Ive pretty much died and gone to Heaven . Not really, perhaps its Purgatory. Cant say. maybe its the 'P' as I find no use what so ever for eggplant. .

but Uni? Lava Rock Toasted Sourdough Bread w/English Peas and Bacon?

well if they server this in 'P' W/O the Egg :blink: :huh: plant Id stay a long time!

soooooooooooooo lucky you!

PS get rid of the EP and Id take that toast too!

Edited by rotuts (log)

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I never understood a dislike for eggplant, really it's just there as a flavor sponge and bulk giver, sorta like tofu. No real flavor of its own, soaks up sauce and fills you up. Can't give it too much oil, or it willproduce a grease slick, but it loves garlic as much as I do!

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I guess in my view its a terrible tasteless sponge People eat it cause they got it. no other reason. has no nutrition what so ever. :blink:

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Kim – Thanks, and nice omelet!

Percyn – Gorgeous! Mark me down with Judiu in the pro-eggplant column. Roberta, we usually have similar tastes in food, but I'm gonna have to throw you overboard here. :raz:

Vacation at home = good breakfast

Slow-scrambled eggs with leftover green beans and a fried sauce of blended chipotle, white onion, and roasted garlic, tomato, and red Serrano chile, enriched with a dollop of crème fraiche. Blended chiles and slow-scrambled eggs taste so good but look so, um, questionable.

Avocados and leftover basmati rice. Corn tortillas would have been better than rice, but that would have required a trip to the store, which would have required getting dressed. :rolleyes:


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Percyn: Thanks!

Clean-out-the-fridge fried rice: Leftover smoked baby back ribs, deboned and chopped; edamame, corn, and tomato salad; chopped onion, red curry paste, fish sauce, and an egg. Basmati rice grains stay separate, so they are much easier to work with compared to our usual jasmine rice.


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