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Breakfast! 2017 (Part 2)

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34 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

I don't understand. Remains of a cocktail? The only cocktail remains I am aquainted with are empty glasses and I tend to avoid them for breakfast.

 

In general, we are in agreement here.  I treated myself to a Réveillon cocktail last night.  I enjoyed it so much that I decided to mix up another to use in the eggnog popsicles. There were a few ml left after I'd added the max alcohol for freezing so I set it aside.  By morning, the cinnamon stick had absorbed what little had been left in the glass so I made the best of the situation and used it to make my coffee look and taste a bit festive!

 


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I had cut up a whole chicken Monday, and used one of the breasts. Presalted the legs and the other breast.

I was planning on roasting them for dinner tonight but instead I cut the breast into two pieces and separated the leg and thigh and made fried chicken for breakfast.

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Fried in a cast iron skillet, oil at 360°F. to Internal temperature of 165°. Drained on paper towels and put on a rack in a low oven to stay warm while the remaining pieces and the vegetables cooked.

 

Best reason to make fried chicken is for the cream gravy. Seasoned with lots of black pepper and rubbed sage.

 

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Leg and thigh.

 

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2 hours ago, Ann_T said:

 

I had cut up a whole chicken Monday, and used one of the breasts. Presalted the legs and the other breast.

I was planning on roasting them for dinner tonight but instead I cut the breast into two pieces and separated the leg and thigh and made fried chicken for breakfast.

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Fried in a cast iron skillet, oil at 360°F. to Internal temperature of 165°. Drained on paper towels and put on a rack in a low oven to stay warm while the remaining pieces and the vegetables cooked.

 

Best reason to make fried chicken is for the cream gravy. Seasoned with lots of black pepper and rubbed sage.

 

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Leg and thigh.

 

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Ann!!!  You can't do this to me when I've already started dinner....this looks amazing.

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 Salad.  It’s not just for dinner.

 

With a nod of thanks for the inspiration to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. 

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got a jump on shoveling the 2" plus we got here overnight.  not going out for my morning meeting as I have to uncover my car yet.   starving so just got the coffee going, the leftover potato wedges are cut up and ready to go into a pan but more importantly diced onion and some Mary Kitchen corned beef hash is slowly working a crust and eggs are ready to hard scramble.

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I should not have looked at this page as I am sitting at Children's Hospital with the grandchild, who is awaiting a procedure. As he can't eat, I haven't either. And we're about to ALL be hungry.

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The last of the Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya with Green Onion and several drops of Louisiana Hot Sauce

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Moe had one of the apple dumplings  very early this morning with his cappuccino.  

 

So, he wasn't overly hungry for a big breakfast later.   Just wanted toasted baguette.

 

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Sliced one of the baguettes that was baked on Tuesday.

 

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Toasted in the CSO.  

 

 

 

 

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 Why being a grown-up isn’t so bad. 

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41 minutes ago, HungryChris said:

Mortadella and kimchi Reuben.

HC

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Oh your deviled eggs look so good and you even piped in the filling.

(Chris, we gotta get those pumpkins off the table xD)

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9 minutes ago, Shelby said:

 

Oh your deviled eggs look so good and you even piped in the filling.

(Chris, we gotta get those pumpkins off the table xD)

These are sugar pumpkins, and may end up being stuffed and eaten, But I do appreciate your guidance in decorum, @Shelby:P You won't see them again. As for the deviled eggs, Deb's truck shop Christmas luncheon is coming up next week and I just wanted to be sure I had the mixture tasting right. So a little practice run was in order.

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2 minutes ago, HungryChris said:

These are sugar pumpkins, and may end up being stuffed and eaten, But I do appreciate your guidance in decorum, @Shelby.9_9 As for the deviled eggs, Deb's truck shop Christmas luncheon is coming up next week and I just wanted to be sure I had the mixture tasting right. So a little practice run was in order.

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:P  You know I was just teasing you right?  We could paint 'em red and green........

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Paint the pumpkins red and green and carve them into sleighs. 

 

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I woke up hungry, so I made myself a Dutch baby pancake with bacon and cheese,  and had it with apple butter.


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 Savoury Dutch baby pancakes are the bees knees. 

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Frittata with smoked mozzarella, fried mushrooms, spinach, garlic, smoked paprika.

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Puy and Beluga lentils with the juice of an orange and a splash of evoo and salt was what’s for breakfast.  Got weird looks from my wife but I liked it 

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Breakfast this morning was creamed beef (Stauffer's) on toast.  Perfect for a snowy morning.

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Huevos rancheros (of sorts), served with tortilla chips in lieu of fresh ones (I can't manage to find frozen corn tortillas anywhere as of recently :( )

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I really enjoy cooking dinner in the morning. Lots of time to cook when you wake up between  3:00 AM and 4:00 AM and don't have to leave for work until 9:30.

 

I had planned on making this for dinner Friday night,  but wasn't really hungry and Moe was happy with a glass of wine and some cheese and baguette. So.........

I made it for breakfast Saturday. 

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Chicken Breasts Perigord. An old favourite. I've been making this recipe for almost 30 years. It is a Lucy Waverman recipe from her 1989 Seasonal Canadian Cookbook.

A mushroom Duxelle is stuffed under the skin. 

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Served with Stuffed Zucchini Tambourines and fried potato balls. Fried them instead of making Potato Parisienne the traditional way.

 

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That is an amazing looking breakfast.

 

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 Roasted roots and sous vide eggs. 

 

 

 

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