Tag Archives: Breakfast

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

We’re still having all sorts of fun with our new/old kitchen scale and copy of Ratio. Just remember poppy seeds can get you in all sorts of trouble if you overindulge. Take it away Mr. Peterman. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins … Continue reading

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Peaches and cream pancakes

Sometimes you want a taste of summer in the dead of winter. We used a batch of peach amaretto jam to liven up these pancakes. If you’re using regular peach jam, consider adding 1/4 teaspoon almond extract. The pancake molds … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday fried eggs and ham

Brown a little ham and polenta in a frying pan, fry up an egg or two, stack ‘em all up and, mmmm….. This may also help soak up some of the previous night’s revelry.

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Going bananas in Tennessee

By Katherine When I check into a hotel, I make a beeline for the coffee stash and dump the entire contents of the bin in my luggage, even the fake creamer. One never knows when fake creamer will come in … Continue reading

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Blueberry jam, Ozark style

We ran across a recipe for “Ozark Blueberry Jam” in a cookbook that sings the praises of Southern food, The Glory of Southern Cooking, by James Villas. We were intrigued for two reasons. For starters, we’re only a few hours … Continue reading

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French toast with figs and mascarpone cream

By Katherine I couldn’t quite execute my plan to finish this before Greg awoke one recent Sunday. When he came in doing his Shaun of the dead walk, the kitchen was in a state. The top was off the Grand … Continue reading

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Baked eggs with tomatoes

This is an excellent choice for brunch or on a weeknight when the desire for breakfast at dinner strikes. Canned tomatoes can be substituted for fresh with fairly good results in the sauce. If you prefer eggs over hard, instead … Continue reading

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Pastrami Hash

Recently I made pastrami and though I hate to admit it, after a week of awesome sandwiches I was beginning to get a little tired of the smoked delight. So I decided to make corned beef hash with the remaining … Continue reading

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Blackberry jam muffins

By Katherine Greg likes to sleep in on Sundays. He tells me to wake him up, but I usually shut the door  to keep the dogs from pacing around the bed. After a certain point they just whine from the … Continue reading

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Hash brown bake with eggs

This is an excellent main dish for brunch. I baked it with fairly good results in an attempt to make it a slightly healthier option. The other way is to divide the mixture into single servings and pan fry each … Continue reading

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