The Breakfast Club

The accidental granola breakfast

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Occasionally, I make granola bars for vegetarian Sam. We've tried different versions, we've cut them into different shapes and we've experimented with different combinations. Most times, I pack the granola bars so Sam could take them to the condo. They're … [Read more...]

Cream cheese and mango jam breakfast sandwich

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It is a sandwich. The fillings are cream cheese frosting and mango jam. But I took a photo of it like this so that anyone looking at it can see what the fillings are exactly. Had I spread the cream cheese frosting and mango jam on a slice of bread and … [Read more...]

Creamed bacon and spinach toast

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So many ways to serve toast, so many ways to cook bacon, so many ways to enjoy veggies... Sometimes, we just need to think outside the cooking parameters that we grew up with.This creamed bacon and spinach toast is what would be called an open faced … [Read more...]

Chili chicken. Late breakfast.

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I'm not really a breakfast person but working all night last night was terrifically stressful and, by the time the sun rose, I could literally hear my stomach grumbling. We were out of bread, I'd bake but it takes several hours for bread dough to rise … [Read more...]

Herb-garlic butter breakfast toast

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The breakfast I can whip up the fastest is toast. Buttered, of course. I love the smell of toasted bread and I do adore butter. But, sometimes, well... I want something more but without a lot of extra work. The best solution for me is to flavor the … [Read more...]

Fully-loaded breakfast pita

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I've baked bread many times, from pan de sal to filled rolls to fancy loaves, but I've never tried making flat breads. It's a frustration, really. We love Indian breads, naan and paratha in particular, but the kneading technique is different, and I'm … [Read more...]

Apple and blueberry pancakes

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If adding fresh fruits to pancake batter is good, adding spices to the fruits before stirring into the batter is even better. Take these pancakes, for instance. They smelled and tasted like apple pie. The trick? A little cinnamon and nutmeg. The … [Read more...]

Bacon and pepper pancakes with cheese sauce

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Breakfast pancakes have often been associated with sweet things. Chopped fruits or whole berries are sometimes stirred into the batter. Before serving, syrup is drizzled over them and the pancakes get smothered with more sweetness.But pancakes can be … [Read more...]