Category Archives: Breakfast

Sour Cream Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake


I wanted to bring coffee cake to work today because one of our grant sponsors was coming to visit us to discuss a couple of projects. I found a terrific coffee cake in a cookbook by daughter Erin gave me … Continue reading

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South Beach Florentine Egg Cups


Last weekend Don and I had a lovely mini vacation in Richmond, Virginia. We ate some wonderful food at a couple of restaurants that were recommended to us by a friend who frequently visits the city. We also saw the … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Banana Bread


The other day I volunteered to take food to a young Harrisonburg Quaker couple who just had a new baby. In addition to bringing a supper meal, I decided to also make banana bread. I had some bananas in my … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Frittata


  Smoked Salmon Frittata The French have their omelets but the Italians have Frittata. The ingredients are basically the same but the preparation method varies. A frittata is cooked open face over low heat until it is nearly set. Then … Continue reading

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Hard-Cooked Eggs Florentine


IDEA I like eggs benedict so I thought I would try something similar except eliminate the English muffin to comply with the rigors of the South Beach diet. I took spinach leaves, Canadian bacon, hard-cooked eggs, and an attempt at hollandaise sauce to … Continue reading

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Easy Asparagus and Mushroom Omelet


Breakfast is an important meal for me and I enjoy starting the day with a healthy breakfast. It’s especially important when I’m trying to shed a few pounds. I have the energy to start the day. I particularly like the … Continue reading

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Baked Doughnuts from Feast for the Eyes


These sound delicious. I don’t think I’d use whole wheat flour. It has too strong a flavor. If you want to try gluten free, maybe garbanzo bean flour. It’s pretty mild. http://foodiewife-kitchen.blogspot.com/2011/01/king-arthur-flour-and-baked-doughnuts.html

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Don’s English Muffins


These are deliciously crusty English muffins that can be used for Eggs Benedict, eaten with butter and jam or used to make small sandwiches. Don found the basic recipe years ago in Joy of Cooking. Over the years he has … Continue reading

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Cheesy Frittata


Don made the best frittata for breakfast. It takes a bit of time to make it, but it’s really good! Cheesy Frittata Serves 2-4 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 cup sliced onion 1/2 diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced … Continue reading

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Lemon Marmalade


Our friend, Eileen Dight, sent us this lovely information about making marmalade. Eileen is from England, but she has been living in the States for a few years now. She is a marvelous cook and talks about marmalade frequently. The … Continue reading

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