Breakfast Recipes

Here you will find some of my favorite breakfast recipes that I like to serve to my family.

The Scramble

June 2, 2017 0 Comments
The Scramble

Here’s another post and recipe from my oldest daughter Nell just back from her first year in college and helping me with some posts.  Although we have not seen that much of her since she’s been home, when she is, she likes to help with the cooking, something my wife and I really appreciate. She […]

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Spinach Kale Smoothie Recipe

January 23, 2017 1 Comment
Spinach Kale Smoothie Recipe

How to Make a Simple Spinach Kale Smoothie There are about as many ways to make a smoothie as there are cooking sites on the Internet.  The number’s not infinite of course but close to it. Just think of all the different ingredient combinations you can throw into a blender to make a tasty (sometimes […]

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Morning Muffins Recipe

October 20, 2014 4 Comments
Morning Muffins Recipe

Incredible Muffins for the Morning My wife Meg decided to prepare these incredibly tasty muffins with lots of healthy ingredients like carrots, raisins, apple and parsnips after reading about them in the WSJ weekend edition. She did substitute unsweetened shredded coconut for sweetened because that’s what we had on hand and I don’t think it […]

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Chunky Monkey Pancakes Recipe

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Chunky Monkey Pancakes Recipe

My Daughter’s Favorite Pancakes – Chunky Monkey Patties I’m guessing there are many recipes out there called Chunky Monkey Pancakes but this recipe comes from my daughter’s 8th grade teachers “eBoard” where she posts homework, projects, AND recipes. I’m not sure where her teacher found this recipe for “Chunky Monkey Patties” but it is definitely […]

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Homemade Oatmeal Scones Recipe

February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Homemade Oatmeal Scones Recipe

A First Attempt At Making Homemade Scones Our friend Betsy is a dance movement therapist and is working with my daughter Maddie and me to stretch our muscles and strengthen our cores. For Maddie, it is to help her with cerebral palsy, for me it is to help me deal with the years. Betsy’s husband […]

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The Priests Omelette Recipe

January 29, 2014 3 Comments
The Priests Omelette Recipe

  Not sure why Chef Eric Arrouze calls this a “Priest’s Omelette” but it sure looks delicious and any recipe that calls for crème fraîche can’t be that bad. Chef Arrouze is from France where they spell omelet, omelette which is fine with me. Here’s what he says about this tasty looking recipe, A decadent […]

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How to Soft Boil Eggs

January 17, 2014 10 Comments
How to Soft Boil Eggs

  How to Prepare Soft Boiled Eggs Crack! The shell breaks and the top comes off. Gooey, the yolk drips down the side. This is a soft-boiled egg. I’m not sure if soft boiled eggs are as popular now as when I was a kid growing up in the 60’s but I sure have great […]

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Scrambled Eggs, Queso Frito and Spanish Potatoes

April 24, 2011 0 Comments
Scrambled Eggs, Queso Frito and Spanish Potatoes

 A Spanish Breakfast Treat Last post I told you about my Breakfast with Monica. This post includes the recipes for her Scrambled Eggs with Bacon, Queso Frito (fried cheese) and Spanish potatoes as sent to me from Monica. Here is how Monica introduced her recipes: It is always a challenge to have The Reluctant Gourmet […]

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Breakfast with Monica

April 18, 2011 2 Comments
Breakfast with Monica

This weekend we visited with our friends Armando and Monica. Monica is from Venezuela and a wonderful cook.  On Sunday morning we were treated to a Spanish style breakfast that she whipped together with what she had on hand in her refrigerator. Monica was going to make Spanish omelets but decided to make Scramble Eggs […]

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Crepes or Danish Pancakes

February 1, 2011 17 Comments
Crepes or Danish Pancakes

My Daughter’s Post About Danish Pancakes The kids enjoyed a snow day last week so I asked my 11 year old daughter to write a post about one of her favorite breakfast treats – crepes or as we call them around here, Danish pancakes. These Danish pancakes, pandekager, should not be confused with another Danish […]

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