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Breakfast 2019


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3 hours ago, helenjp said:

I wasn't expecting to see onigarazu in this thread! Made a rice ball the other day with salted cod roe-flavored processed cheese as a filling. Much humbler than Anna's offering, cheese and rice balls definitely have form.

 So very nice to see you.

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Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

"Cooking is about doing the best with what you have . . . and succeeding." John Thorne

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Stewed Spinach Eggs (Ägg med stuvad spenat), recipe available online here.

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In the video about this recipe at the link above, Rachel calls this Swedish shakshuka. I had my doubts but the warm, creamy spinach is generously seasoned with nutmeg and white pepper and tastes very Swedish indeed. The cool, crisp, lightly pickled garnish of red onion, fresh hot chili and herbs provides the perfect contrast to the richness of the spinach. I had to use a jalapeño because the called for red chile that I'm sure is in my fridge was hiding. Since I was lacking that color, I cut up a bunch of little gold tomatoes and added them to the vinegar and felt they were a good addition. I'd make it again.

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If I've done this right I've managed to upload a photo of my breakfast this morning. Tomatoes and basil (from a Seattle farmers market last Thursday) on toasted La Brea Whole Grain Loaf with Best Foods REAL Mayo (:D). New Zealand cheddar from the co-op (Puget Consumers Co-op). 

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Made a brunch the other day.  One of the guests has some major dietary restrictions right now, hence the addition of the rice crackers, pork rinds and hummus.....  The sausage is homemade venison.  Wish we would have made more...good stuff.

 

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Not pictured, boudin, scrambled eggs and turkey bacon (not too bad, if you are craving bacon but can't have it)

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1 hour ago, Shelby said:

Made a brunch the other day.  One of the guests has some major dietary restrictions right now, hence the addition of the rice crackers, pork rinds and hummus.....  The sausage is homemade venison.  Wish we would have made more...good stuff.

 

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Not pictured, boudin, scrambled eggs and turkey bacon (not too bad, if you are craving bacon but can't have it)

 

Nice spread @Shelby. (Like your board)

Grilled Baby Back Ribs for breakfast this morning. Served with TBQ sauce.

 

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And potatoes roasted in the CSO.

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This was suppose to be last night's dinner, but we had lunch out and weren't hungry for dinner.

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4 hours ago, Shelby said:

Made a brunch the other day.  One of the guests has some major dietary restrictions right now, hence the addition of the rice crackers, pork rinds and hummus.....  The sausage is homemade venison.  Wish we would have made more...good stuff.

 

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Not pictured, boudin, scrambled eggs and turkey bacon (not too bad, if you are craving bacon but can't have it)

 

I want my dietary restrictions to include pork rinds. Beautiful platter @Shelby

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 I wanted something just a little different this morning. The last time I put in a grocery order I was able to get some frozen artichoke bottoms. I took one of these and chopped it up and sautéed it in a little butter. I put it on some toasted rye bread and topped it with some Seriously Sharp cheddar.

 

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...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

"Cooking is about doing the best with what you have . . . and succeeding." John Thorne

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 Eggs scrambled with some cheese and some scallions and piled onto a toasted English muffin.  

 

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Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

"Cooking is about doing the best with what you have . . . and succeeding." John Thorne

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Yesterday’s sunrise:

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Followed by half a mini quiche from TJ’s freezer section:

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My quiche is better. 

 

Today’s sunrise - almost 60°F! A heat wave is upon us!

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Followed by a drive to Rulf’s, a local apple orchard, for fresh donuts and coffee, consumed out on the porch. 

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There were 2 donuts, both warmed just a bit in the oven. I ate them both. 

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5am pre flea market breakfast.    8 year old granddaughter begged to spend the night after a family dinner last night.   Okay, but we're going to the flea market and get up when it's dark.   OK! 

 

"Mother approved" organic and whole grain dry cereal and milk.     "Frambled" egg with cheddar.    Hot chocolate.    So far, fairly within her mother's guidelines.

 

With her settled in, I dropped a couple of slices of cinnamon raisin bread into the toaster.    "RAISIN TOAST!!!    AMA... I LOVE RAISIN TOAST!"   So mom's limited menu out the door, she wolfed a heavily buttered slice.     Not a bad breakfast to ward off "getting up too early " malaise.     

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