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Breakfast 2019

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On 10/24/2019 at 8:03 PM, liuzhou said:

三鲜馄饨 (sān xiān hún tún ;  Three Flavour Wontons). These would normally be served in a soup, but I just had them with a soy and black vinegar dip.

 

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I love the look, shape, of these.   


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Scrambled eggs with north sea shrimp, served with a rye roll. By now, the whole family is converted ...

 

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Made a batch of savory zucchini and carrot bran muffins, with poppy seeds and a hint of cinnamon. Served with fresh cheeses and a vegetable salad.

 

 

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@Ann_T  looks like you made individual toad in the hole?  If so, brilliant.  One banger per pud?

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1 minute ago, Okanagancook said:

@Ann_T  looks like you made individual toad in the hole?  If so, brilliant.  One banger per pud?

 

@Okanagancook, yes individual Yorkshires.  I browned the sausages first.  Heated the muffin tins with oil until smoking.  Cut the sausages in half and stood them up in the cups and poured

the batter around them.  

I can't take credit for the idea.  Saw pictures for  various options on google images.

 

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I love toad in the hole so this is perfect for the two of us.  I think they would reheat nicely in the CSO on steam-bake.  Thanks.

 

On another tangent.....There was some mention about Red Star yeast.  What kind of yeast do you use?

 


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48 minutes ago, Okanagancook said:

On another tangent.....There was some mention about Red Star yeast.  What kind of yeast do you use?

 

 

I'm pretty sure it is Red Star that I use.   I buy it at Costco and empty the package into a mason jar and keep it in the freezer, so I don't have the

package to check.  Next time I'm in Costco, I'll check to confirm.

 

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1 hour ago, Ann_T said:

I'm pretty sure it is Red Star that I use.   I buy it at Costco and empty the package into a mason jar and keep it in the freezer, so I don't have the

package to check.  Next time I'm in Costco, I'll check to confirm.

 

It's Red Star at Costco, at least on this coast. I keep mine in the package and have a clip that seals it between batches of bread.


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28 minutes ago, chromedome said:

It's Red Star at Costco, at least on this coast. I keep mine in the package and have a clip that seals it between batches of bread.

Exactly.   I bought a pound package at Costco and keep it, jarred, in the freezer.    Since I use it in 1/4 teaspoon quantities, I have listed it in my will.

More seriously, Red Star is a ubiquitous brand in NorCal.   

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duck eggs scrambled with a little sour cream and an Australian smoked cheddar. Appearance-wise it could’ve used a little colour. Taste-wise it needed nothing. 

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On 10/21/2019 at 7:52 AM, liuzhou said:

 

Wow, indeed! Love your semi-legal scales.

Only good for illegal sales....

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Rice noodles in broth with shrimp, garlic, chili, ginger, white pepper, mustard greens and century egg. Shrimp and century egg is sometimes used in congee, but I decided to combine them with noodles. It worked for me.

 

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@liuzhou,  I love your breakfasts.  

 

Baked caramelized onion and poppy seed sourdough bread last night.  

 

Lobbed off a small piece of dough from one of the baguettes that was too long for the stone in the CSO and made a bun. 

 

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Made Moe a burger with homemade potato chips for breakfast. 

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Stove top frittata with tomatoes, red peppers, ham.

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Greek yogurt with roasted apples and walnuts.

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Was thinking of making Chicken Stew with Southern Style dumplings for dinner tonight.

 

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And then realized that I still had hours before leaving for work so I could make it for Moe's breakfast and take the same for lunch.

See there is an advantage to being an earlier riser. And by earlier riser I mean 3:00 AM. Although I don't start cooking until Moe wakes up which is usually not much later.

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