Category Archives: Breakfast

Jackie’s Favorite Strata

    With wild mushrooms, sausage, and chard. From Bev- My cooking partner wasn’t as chatty as Mason, but I am sure he was more bossy.  We had a great time making this dish together.  It turned out very well … Continue reading

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Piedmontese Hazelnut Cake

    I love hazelnuts, so clearly, we needed to make this hazelnut cake. Last time I toasted hazelnuts, the papery shell didn’t come off- apparently I didn’t do it long enough, because this time, it was no problem rolling … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Ham Bennedict

Now that I have english muffins- what to do with them?  They taste delicious with a little butter and jam- but we might as well go the whole nine yards and make eggs benedict- right?  I feel like I really … Continue reading

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English Muffins

Now, I recognize that it is very easy to go to the store to buy English Muffins- but as home baked bread tastes like a completely different product than what you buy at the grocery store- I thought I would … Continue reading

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Serious Biscuits

      Time to make some Serious Biscuits.  I halved the recipe because I knew I would probably eat them all myself… but who can resist a fluffy biscuit?   This recipe was great- and came together really quickly. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

For Mark’s Birthday this coming weekend I am going to make an almond cake with a strawberry rhubarb compote. In an effort to stay ahead when I can, I’m making the compote now.  It can sit in the fridge for … Continue reading

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Grandma Douglas’ Schneckin

OK, I’ve made these before- but I think they were even better this time around.  Take a peek. This is from Tom Douglas’ Seattle Kitchen. As a side note- the above was the last picture before my camera mysteriously went … Continue reading

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Grandma Irene’s Danish Puff and Nanaimo Bars

Danish Puffs (breakfast treat) and Nanaimo bars were popular in the 1950s.  Delicious then.  Delicious now.

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Grandma Louise’s Oatmeal with Grated Apple

No reason to wait for dinner to start working on Grandma’s Recipes.  This is from When French Women Cook, a Gastronomic Memoir.  Sounds pretty high brow, but really was a quite delicious basic oatmeal that I will probably make again… and again. … Continue reading

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