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Breakfast 2020!


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43 minutes ago, Kim Shook said:


@robirdstx – Everything looks delicious, but I noticed especially that your honey can sure fry an egg! 


Thank you! He is the egg master at our house! And he even made the pan! He’s a keeper!




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9 hours ago, robirdstx said:

Thank you! He is the egg master at our house! And he even made the pan! He’s a keeper!






That's a gorgeous pan. What's the material?


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Don't ask. Eat it.


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On 5/11/2020 at 1:12 PM, Kim Shook said:

Where's that dern "WOW" emoji????  That is a work of art and obviously it is also perfectly practical.  A keeper, indeed.  

I second that emoji!!!

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Nothing is better than frying in lard.

Nothing.  Do not quote me on this.


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Yesterday I baked a loaf of pan de mie




Toasted with raspberry jam





Today, pumpernickel bagel with whitefish salad.  I had bagels, lox, and whitefish salad shipped from Russ and Daughters.  The FedEx guy inexplicably left it at a house three streets over.  Luckily, the people living there were nice enough to bring the box to my house!



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Plenty of eggs here and today is the farmers market so I can get more.  I boiled up a bunch and made a version of Nana's Deviled Egg Sandwiches from Josef Centeno's Amá.  I could have used some of @liamsaunt's pan de mie as that's what's specified in the cookbook but instead I made little open-faced bites on toasted slices of whole grain baguette. I cooked the chopped bacon until it was truly crispy and sprinkled it on top instead of blending it into the egg mixture. 

I don't usually like "stuff" in my deviled eggs or egg salad and this recipe is full of stuff: red onion, celery, cilantro, Calabrian chiles, capers, etc. I added it all and I liked it!  

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@robirdstx – leftover spaghetti was a common breakfast in our house – often cold right from the fridge.  And sometimes on toast.


@liamsaunt – your gorgeous bagel sent me off to find out if anyone here sells pumpernickel bagels and smoked fish salad.  I can find the bagels, still searching out the salad!


We left town for a day (story here) on Tuesday and breakfast was a steak biscuit from Bojangles:





Sausage, no knead baguette, and some of the first cherries of the season that we’ve found. 




ATK toast w/ an egg and sausage.


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@Kim Shook Wegmans usually has whitefish salad. Generally it is close to their selection of lox and nova. Probably not as good as anything you could get from Russ & Daughters but I have had it and it is tasty.

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I've made THE MOST AWESOME banana muffins for breakfast today!

Check out the photo - makes my hungry again :))


I used this banana bread recipe fir the muffins and also I've added a bit sugar substitute cause I really don't believe that bananas are enough.


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All other whitefish salads pale in comparison to Russ & Daughters, which is made with the addition of kippered salmon. We like to call it

crack salad.

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11 minutes ago, weinoo said:

All other whitefish salads pale in comparison to Russ & Daughters, which is made with the addition of kippered salmon. We like to call in crack salad.

Knowing this does not help me in the least. No doubt their smoked sable is divine, too. KMN.

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Not quite overnight oats/muesli. I use TJ's multigrain hot cereal, it has great texture. Equal parts cereal and vanilla oat milk (+ a little water), some ground flax meal, cinnamon and nutmeg. Squirt of agave syrup. Sliced toasted almonds. It sat in the fridge for about 2 hours so it had softened a bit but still had "chew".

"Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast" - Oscar Wilde

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Truth be told, this is a photo of last night's supper but I seem to be a "path of least resistance" eater lately and had exactly the same thing for breakfast.  


Cheesy Borracho Bean Dip, Amá's Guacamole, chips and Mexican Salmorejo.  All except the chips from Josef's Centeno's book, Amá.

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Classic what's laying around in the fridge breakfast. Home made bread toasted, hard steamed egg, tomato, avocado, cucumber.


So I baked a super simple white flour loaf, from one of my cooking school teachers' books.  That is Nick Malgieri's How To Bake...




And made pain perdu with it...



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