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Breakfast 2019


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2 hours ago, liamsaunt said:

Tomato sandwich on toasted sun dried tomato and basil bread

 

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That is beautiful. Did you make that bread? If so, would you please point to the recipe you used, or describe the method?

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4 hours ago, Smithy said:

 

That is beautiful. Did you make that bread? If so, would you please point to the recipe you used, or describe the method?

 

 I did not make it. The bread is from When Pigs Fly bakery in Freeport, Maine. I’m up here for college tours with my niece.  We got this bread, a baby spinach, garlic and onion ciabatta, a blueberry raspberry lemonade bread, a mango pineapple raisin toasted sesame bread, and some huge Bavarian pretzels. You can see all of their breads here.  They ship too.

 

https://sendbread.com/our-breads/

 

 

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8 hours ago, liuzhou said:

Fruit Meusli (and industrial strength black coffee)

 

I get the coffee but I will never be able to understand the muesli.

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4 hours ago, liuzhou said:

All will be rectified tomorrow morning.

Whew.  I thought perhaps that trip to Scotland had dislodged some part of your frontal lobe.  

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1 minute ago, Anna N said:

Whew.  I thought perhaps that trip to Scotland had dislodged some part of your frontal lobe.  

 

 I checked earlier and all lobes are intact if not quite functioning as designed. Maintenance is underway.

(Anyway, muesli is the last habit I'm likely to have picked up in Scotland!. It is no accident that the Chinese for Scotland sounds almost exactly like "Sugarland". My meusli, while being dignity-free was also sugar-free (except for the inherent sugarness of the fruit).))

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To atone for my disgusting wickedness and yesterday's lapse into the bowels of healthiness with bowls of meusli, today I present a dignified, elevated breakfast fit for the sight of this esteemed company.

 

Stornoway black pudding (smuggled) and fried duck egg. Tsingtao beer.

 

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6 hours ago, liuzhou said:

Stornoway black pudding (smuggled) and fried duck egg. Tsingtao beer.

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On 8/12/2019 at 12:27 AM, liuzhou said:

Stornoway black pudding (smuggled) and fried duck egg. Tsingtao beer.

 

 

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I just got back from visiting my mom in Nova Scotia. In the town where she lives (Truro) there's a little restaurant, succinctly named Great British Grub. One of their offerings, and a popular one to judge by their sidewalk patio, is a "full English."

We pass by there every morning when I accompany my mom on her morning walk, and on this past visit I watched as a woman picked up her slice of black pudding and daintily dunked it into the ramekin of baked beans, in exactly the same way one might dunk a doughnut or cookie into a cup of tea of coffee. Frankly, that never would have occurred to me.

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One of their offerings, and a popular one to judge by their sidewalk patio, is a "full English."

 

 

Stornoway black pudding has nothing to do with a "full English", on account of it being part of a "full Scottish". Totally different thing!

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Yesterday was microwave scrambled eggs made nice and soft, tomatoes, bacon, mushers and toast.  Those eggs were so delicious.  DH does the eggs:  15 seconds at a time with stirring in between until you are nearing the consistency you like, then less time with stirring in between until you have the consistency you like.  Clean up is really easy.

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