Category Archives: Breakfast

Oatmeal Brulée

Oatmeal brulée is today’s breakfast. Nowhere as sweet as the classic crème brulée dessert, it’s festively suitable for a party of 6 people or a crowd for brunch, or when you are serving a special breakfast in bed to your … Continue reading

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Ok, you can’t see the granola for the berries in this shot, but it’s under there.  While berries are in season I can’t get enough of them so breakfast is equal portions of cereal and fruit. As much as I … Continue reading

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Raspberry Oscar Cake

Sunday night of a cold weekend, having stayed in both days doing the usual winter weekend activities, which, despite my promise to myself to take weekends off, turned out to be late breakfasts, David drawing and me working on editing … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Lemon Cake

  An upside down skillet cake made with yogurt This upside down cake combines the sticky, crunchiness of a sugar-glaze with  cornmeal and lemon made extra moist with yogurt.  The intensity of citrus can be enhanced with lemon extract. Without … Continue reading

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Grits and Greens: Holiday breakfast for overnight guests

New Year’s day breakfast After holiday nights indulging in sweets and alcohol, breakfast needs to be an antidote: hearty and umume, but also nourishing and comforting. Hot cereals like oatmeal or grits are warming to the core and carry us … Continue reading

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Build me up buttercup

March flew by with a crazy schedule as I was preparing for the Greenwich Training for Transition weekend. 32 people came to the village to immerse themselves in the Transition model for building community resilience and reducing the carbon footprint. … Continue reading

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Cardamom futures

Cardamom is a pungent and astringent spice used primarily in Indian recipes and spice blends, in Scandinavian sweets, and in Arab countries, where green pods are ground with coffee. It is common in Indian cooking and pairs well with simple … Continue reading

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