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Breakfast! 2013

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I had an earthquake for breakfast.

The toast was abandoned as was the bacon and eggs.

Fortunately, it was fairly mild and no real damage was done. No casualties other than my breakfast!

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Kim - Great spread!

I had an earthquake for breakfast.

Pictures? :wink: No, I am glad the damage was limited to breakfast.

Blue cheese scrambled eggs on whole-grain toast

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S cookies and coffee ,cantaloupe and kiwi .

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I love that danish Christmas tree, Kim!

Breakfast here was crispbread smeared with avocado, and topped with flaked smoked eel and this extraordinarily delicious Japanese condiment I've just found; okazushoga (or that's what the Japanese text says, anyway). It's some kind of sprinkle for topping rice etc, like furikake - this is sort of oily clumps of ginger (the shoga), sugar, salt, onion powder and MSG. SO good. I have to find more of this!

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Steamed "Char Siu Bau" (Chinese BBQ pork buns), and glutinous rice w/ pork & shiitake mushroom filling wrapped in lotus leaves. Both commercial stuff.

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lucky you to find these things locally. i have to trudge into Boston's Chinatown. at least I have that!

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Appetizing gone wild. Vegetable frittatas, Bagels, schmears, lox, accoutrements. Family visiting for a wedding event this weekend.

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I'll be in Miami tomorrow. What's your address. ;)

returning from a wedding in Key Largo

Nice spread Jason

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I love that danish Christmas tree, Kim!

Breakfast here was crispbread smeared with avocado, and topped with flaked smoked eel and this extraordinarily delicious Japanese condiment I've just found; okazushoga (or that's what the Japanese text says, anyway). It's some kind of sprinkle for topping rice etc, like furikake - this is sort of oily clumps of ginger (the shoga), sugar, salt, onion powder and MSG. SO good. I have to find more of this!

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Mouthwatering! I put furikake on my eggs all the time, and with anything I'm adding umeboshi to; can't wait to find some of that okazushoga!

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Quick, someone bring me char siu bau for breakfast!

Blue cheese and ham omelet. Again. Yeah, I’m probably in a rut. A good rut, but still. Toasted everything bagel to go with.

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Vegetarian brunch for Inauguration Day:

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Chickpea and celery salad, with roasted leeks and Spanish figs

Adapted from this NYT recipe, but omitting the farro and garlic: http://www.nytimes.c...d-Currants.html (because farro isn't gluten-free, and I want people afflicted with celiac disease to be able to play too)

This version is vegan and will be on the blog later this week.

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Poached farm egg, pan-fried potatoes and cauliflower greens, with cumin carrot "chips"

Cumin carrot "chips": slice carrots thinly either by hand (as I did) or with a mandoline, then toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, a small pinch each of sea salt, black pepper and cumin, then arrange on a baking sheet. Roast at 400 F for 6 minutes, then at 375 F for 3-5 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet, then use as needed.

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Home today, national holiday here in the US, what did I have? Popcorn. My new years resolution to make and eat brekkie is not going so good! LOL!

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Early breakfast: Char Siu on fresh steamed white rice (Jasmine). Blanched Choy Sum. Ti Kuan Yin (鐵觀音) oolong tea.

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A friend recently gifted us with a dozen double yolk chicken eggs.

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Fried sunny side up and served with applewood smoked bacon.

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Forgot to take the money shot. Sorry. But the yolks were deliciously runny. :wub:

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robirdstx – Classic!

Akuri with shrimp on leftover coconut rice. Slow-scrambled eggs with fried onions, garlic, chiles, lots of cilantro, cream, and ghee. Rich!

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sorry no runny yolk shot as they had gone a bit too far as I was distracted while making coffee. sauce in the centre is my fav hot sauce these days. GRACE green scotch bonnet sauce.

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robirdstx

how did they know they were doubles? this is something that has interested me for a while.

thanks for your help!

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robirdstx

how did they know they were doubles? this is something that has interested me for a while.

thanks for your help!

Sorry, I can not answer how they made the determination, but apparently there is no commercial market for eggs with multiple yolks. I just accepted the eggs and said thank you.


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I think it is called candling but it is just a setup with a bright light behind the egg and the yolk or yolks as the case may be can be seen through the shell.

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I think it is called candling but it is just a setup with a bright light behind the egg and the yolk or yolks as the case may be can be seen through the shell.

You beat me to it. That's exactly how it's done. The name comes from the fact that in the old days it was actually done using a candle, today it's a bright light. In commercial applications, they actually use computerized visual recognition to sort the eggs.

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Double-yolkers are the best! I get them at the farmers' market when I can.

Omelette with mushrooms and Saint-Andre cheese, accompanied by a screwdriver made with freshly squeezed juice:

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