13 May 2012 § 16 Comments
Happy Mother’s Day. How was yours? I’m happy as long as I have a cup of good coffee. The best breakfasts can be let down by mediocre coffee. I can skip the eggs, granola and bagels for coffee. Just give me good coffee.
This year I had almond croissants and coffee in bed served on a tray with a fresh azalea plucked fresh from the yard. And it was perfect as the coffee was good.
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21 February 2012 § 8 Comments
Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras or my favorite Fat Tuesday all mean one thing. Pancakes. Sweet or savory. Thin or fat. Sugar or maple. Delicious any way.
Here’s a recipe for these good old breakfast pancakes, but if you feel like something more sophisticated here are some buckwheat blinis to be served with smoked salmon and washed down with ice cold vodka.
If you like your pancakes skinny (like crepes), check out this great article in the Guardian on how to make them. Add some cheese and mushrooms and, voilà, dinner.